Candidates submit names to fill vacated seat on York County School Board

Staff Writer

Five candidates have thrown their hats in the ring for the York County school board seat vacated by Michael Anderson when he resigned earlier this month.

Anderson, a former college professor elected in 2017 to represent York’s District 2, resigned on Feb. 5, citing increased career responsibilities.

After announcing they would immediately seek a replacement, and were seeking applicants for the seat, the York County School Board has announced that the following individuals have submitted their name for consideration for the appointment: Raven Gethers, Darlene Heinz, Brett Higginbotham, Charles Poston and Talbot N. Vivian

A public hearing has been scheduled for Monday, Feb. 25, during the regularly scheduled board meeting, at 7 p.m. at York Hall. The York school board will receive comments and input from the public regarding the appointment at the meeting.

The eventual appointee will finish the remainder of Anderson’ s term and have the ability to run for election in November.

For questions or additional information regarding the public hearing, please call the School Board Office at 757-898-0310.

Sean CW Korsgaard can be reached at 757-968-1529, by email sean.korsgaard@vagazette.com, and on Twitter @SCWKorsgaard.

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