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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Fayette County Public Schools Superintendent Manny Caulk has died, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear said in a tweet on Saturday.

Beshear tweeted his condolences to Caulk's family. The governor described Caulk as a, "tireless advocate for education and helping our children reach their full potential." Caulk served as superintendent for the district since 2015.

In 2018, Caulk was named the 2019 Superintendent of the Year by the Kentucky Association for School Administrators, according to the district's website. Caulk was 48-years-old.

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