FAIRBANKS- School District Superintendent Pete Lewis announced that Scott McCrea has been hired as the director of community and public relations. Superintendent Lewis says he will bring a wealth of experience to the job. McCrea is a long–time Fairbanks resident who is deeply involved in the Fairbanks community. He's a past recipient of the Alaska Journal of Commerce Top 40 under 40 Award and the Greater Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce Award for Community Support. He replaces previous director Bill Bailey and will begin work with the school district on January 21.