The Transylvania Times -

By Jeremiah Reed
Staff Writer 

Board Of Education Welcomes New Face - Brevard NC


Last updated 12/19/2012 at 12:34pm

Clerk of Court Rita Ashe (right) swears Ron Kiviniemi on to the Board of Education. Kiviniemi’s wife, Ann, holds the Bible. (Times photo by Jeremiah Reed)

It was a busy Monday night for the Transylvania County Board of Education as one member departed, one came on board, and members heard the results of a recent interest inventory on magnet schools and calendar options.

The meeting began with newly appointed board member Ron Kiviniemi taking the oath of office. As his wife, Ann, held the Bible, Kiviniemi was officially sworn in by Clerk of Court, Rita Ashe. Ashe also swore in incumbent board members Tawny McCoy and Cindy Petit.

After the ceremony and calling the meeting to order, board chair Chris Whitmire announced he would be resigning his...

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