Superintendent keeps job after DWI arrest

The superintendent at North Callaway R-1 School District who was arrested for drunk driving last year will keep his job, as long as there are no more incidents.

Dr. Bryan Thomsen was arrested in May of 2012 for driving while intoxicated. He pled guilty to charges and informed the school board president about his arrest.

In a personal statement, Thomsen apologized for his actions.

"In May of 2012 I made a terrible error in judgment and want to apologize to everyone for my actions," said Thomsen. "I take full responsibility for my actions and I am truly sorry for any negative attention this incident has brought upon my family and the district."

According to the school board, Thomsen's lack of judgment does not define him as a person, nor does it erase the positive accomplishments of his last five years as superintendent.

The board voted unanimously to place a letter in his file and to notify Thomsen that his employment will be terminated if there is another occurrence.