The Knights of Ak-Sar-Ben Foundation has a new leader. Jon Burt will take over as foundation president beginning Aug. 1.
A Lincoln native, Burt comes to Ak-Sar-Ben from Skutt Catholic High School, where he served as principal for the 2012-2013 school year. Prior to that, he was an assistant principal and teacher at the school. Throughout his nine-year tenure at Skutt, Burt also coached the boys basketball team, winning state championships in 2006 and 2007.