Board of Education Online Candidate Forum – Transylvania County, NC
Last updated 9/9/2020 at 4:23pm
The four candidates for the three open seats on the Transylvania County Board of Education discussed the challenges facing the school system last Thursday during an online forum sponsored by Transylvania NAACP.
Democrats Ron Kiviniemi and Alice Wellborn and Republicans Richard Kimzey Jackson and Tawny McCoy answered questions for nearly an hour.
Prior to answering questions, each candidate discussed how his or her experience would benefit them on the school board.
Jackson, who worked for Florida Power & Light for more than 30 years, retired as division construction manager and overs...