Future Owego Apalachin School District Superintendent Corey Green with current Superintendent William Russell on May 19, 2016. [Owego Apalachin School District photo][/caption]

The Owego Apalachin Board of Education has selected a successor to retiring Superintendent William Russell.

The board appointed Corey Green to the post at its meeting Thursday.

Russell is to retire as superintendent on June 30, after serving in the job for a decade.

The 41-year-old Green is scheduled to start work as Owego Apalachin superintendent on July 1.

Green has served as Sidney Central School District assistant superintendent for the past five years. He was an elementary and middle school principal in the Sidney district from 2007 through 2011.

Green started his education career as a teacher in North Carolina. He later was an elementary teacher and a physical education teacher in the Binghamton school district.

Green and his wife, Shannon, live in Endwell with their two sons.

LISTEN to Corey Green in a live interview on WNBF Radio's "Binghamton Now" program Monday at 9:45 a.m. on News Radio 1290 and on wnbf.com.

Corey and Shannon Green with their sons Connor and Cullen. [Owego Apalachin School District photo][/caption]For breaking news and updates on developing stories, follow @BinghamtonNow on Twitter.