Erin McMahon will replace Dr. David DeRuosi as Saugus' Superintendent of Schools. (Susannah Bothe Photography)
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Saugus selects first female superintendent of schools

SAUGUS — Erin McMahon will replace Dr. David DeRuosi as the district’s new superintendent of schools following a unanimous vote by the School Committee Wednesday. 

Beating out three other finalists, including Dr. Margaret Ferrick, deputy superintendent for Southbridge Public Schools; Dr. Frank Tiano, superintendent of Uxbridge Public Schools; and Eric Tracy, principal of Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School, McMahon, who currently serves as senior advisor to the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education commissioner, will take over the position when DeRuosi’s contract expires June 30. 

She will be the town’s first female superintendent. 

“If the ceiling opened up and I got knocked out right before the vote and wasn’t able to vote, I’d be very …

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