(Selbyville, Del) - The Indian River Board of Education appointed Derek Cathell of Frankford to fill a vacant seat in Election District 5 at a special meeting. Cathell was sworn in after the board conducted interviews with several candidates for the seat.

Cathell will fill the seat of former board member Douglas Hudson, who resigned from the board last year after moving his residence outside of Election District 5. Cathell's term expires on June 30, 2018.