School Board Votes To Keep Mask Wearing Optional
Last updated 8/18/2021 at 8:24pm
The optional masking policy for Transylvania County Schools stands in place, as the Board of Education voted 3-2 during its meeting Monday against a motion to make them mandatory.
Vice Board Chair Ron Kiviniemi and board member Marty Griffin backed the motion while board members Courtney Domokur, Kimsey Jackson and Board Chair Tawny McCoy voted against.
The meeting was held in the Rosman High School media center and included a long public comment period, with many opinions expressed.
During discussion before the vote, each board member voiced their perspective. McCoy said that she had â...