The Lebanon R-3 School District will soon be welcoming a new addition to their staff. The District’s Board of Education unanimously approved the hiring of Nicholas Cotta as Director of Special Programs. Cotta comes to the District from the Camdenton R-3 School District where he worked in Special Services. Cotta replaces Dr. Tammy Lupardus who recently accepted a position with the Charleston School District in southeast Missouri. Cotta’s first day on the job will be July 1st.