The Warsaw R-9 school district will soon have a new superintendent. The District’s School Board voted recently during a special meeting to offer a contract to Scott Downing who will take over the position of Superintendent of schools this summer. Downing is currently Superintendent of schools at East Prairie R-2 and has 23 years experience in education. He also serves as secretary for the Missouri Association of School Administrators. The school board is holding a special meet and greet this Friday at four o’clock at WarsawHigh School so residents can meet downing and his family. He will begin his new duties as Superintendent of schools on July first.