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Dr. Donna Wright signs contract extension for additional year through 2021. 

WILSON COUNTY, TN (WSMV) - The Wilson County Board of Education voted to extend director Dr. Donna Wright's contract for an additional year, according to Wilson County Schools. 

Dr. Wright has been director since July 2014. Prior to arriving in Wilson County, she spent over three decades in education as a teacher, principal, administrator and assistant superintendent. 

Dr. Wright was awarded "Superintendent of the Year for 2019" by the Mid-Cumberland Region of the Tennessee Organization of School Superintendents. 

The extension allows Dr. Wright to remain as director of schools through 2021. 

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