EDUCATION

ROWVA High School principal approved for job in Galesburg School District

Tom Martin
Galesburg Register-Mail
Adam Seaney

GALESBURG — A second administrator will leave ROWVA at the end of the school year.

Galesburg District 205 School Board voted to hire Adam Seaney as vocational director at Galesburg High School, effective July 26. Seaney, who replaces the retiring Jeff Houston, will have an annual salary of $91,412.

Seaney is principal of ROVWA High School and Junior High. He was not immediately available for comment as schools are on spring break.

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News of Seaney's departure from ROWVA follows that of Superintendent Joe Sornberger, who has accepted the superintendent position at Jasper County Community Unit School District near Effingham. Sornberger and Seaney will finish the academic year at ROWVA.

Seaney was hired in 2018 as ROWVA principal in 2018. He replaced Joe Peters. Previously he was assistant principal at Parkside Elementary in Lawrenceville, Illinois. 

Seaney earned a master’s in education leadership and administration from Eastern Illinois University and received his bachelor’s in physical education and health from Olivet Nazarene University.

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