New school activities director has strong ties to town
October 4, 2023
Mike Hoyt, who started work as the school district's activities director on Sept. 22, is no stranger to Wrangell.
His mother, Diane Comer, graduated high school here. His father, Mike Hoyt, was born in Wrangell. And his grandmother, Ethel Lund, who died last year, grew up in town and helped found the SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium.
Though Hoyt grew up elsewhere, "I've been here pretty frequently throughout my life."
He moved to Wrangell a couple of months ago. In addition to taking on the activities director contract, he is substitute teaching at the schools.
The activities wor...