First Light Inc. has named Ann Perkins of Sheridan as its first executive director. Perkins began her duties this past Monday.
First Light is the non-profit that is planning to operate the Hand in Hand building in Sheridan as the First Light Children's Center. Perkins says that she is excited for the opportunity.
Perkins has served on the Sheridan County School District 2 Board since 2009, and is an adjunct professor at Sheridan College. She has taught at both Montana State University and North Dakota State University where she was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Science before moving to Sheridan.
Perkins said that their goal is to have the childcare facility fully operational and functioning by the first of the year.