TOOELE — The Tooele Board of Education has approved Scott Rogers as superintendent for Tooele County School District. His appointment will be effective July 1.

Rogers fills the vacancy left by Superintendent Terry Linares, who is retiring. The Tooele District, in a prepared statement, thanked Linares for the dedication and devotion she has demonstrated within the Tooele County School District for the past 39 years.

Rogers has been a superintendent in Idaho for 12 years, serving as the superintendent of Minidoka County Joint School District since July 2005.