7 Pick Up For School Board District 5; 4 For District 9

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Seven people have picked up thus far for the open seat on County School Board District 5, and four have picked up for District 9.

Jeffrey Wilson is not running again in District 5 and Chairman Mike Evatt is not running in District 9.

Yashika Ward is the latest to pick up for District 5.

Steve Highlander picked up for District 9.

So far, Greg Martin in District 3 and Joe Galloway in District 6 are unopposed.

David Testerman may face opposition from Samevelyn Rock in District 8.

County School Board

District 3

Greg Martin Qualified

District 5

Richard Bennett

Patrick Hampton Qualified

Karitsa Mosley Qualified

Lynn Smith

Cynthia Stanley-Cash Qualified

Jacqueline Thomas Qualified

Yashika Ward

District 6

Joe Galloway

District 8

Samevelyn Rock

David Testerman

District 9

Karen Farrow

Steve Highlander

Dean Moorhouse Qualified

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