2 Carlynton board veterans cast final votes
The Carlynton Board of Directors bid farewell to a pair of retiring members at the Monday night voting meeting.
Directors Sandra Hughan and Patricia Schirripa cast their last votes Monday night, as they did not seek re-election this year. The two were recognized for their service at the meeting.
“The district has gained a lot from them,” board President David Roussos said. “I applaud them.”
Hughman, of Carnegie, served from December 1987 to December 1991 and again from December 1993 until now. Schirripa, of Rosslyn Farms, has served since December 2003.
“I think their longevity is a very strong testament to their devotion,” Roussos said. “Both have been very involved as directors with the district, trying to effect change for the better.”
Four seats were open during this election cycle. Current directors Joseph Appel and Nyra Schell were re-elected. Newly elected directors Antriece Hart and Carl Hunt will take office in December.
In other business, the board approved a resolution for continued membership in the joint purchasing board for the 2014-15 school year along with the county intermediate unit and other county districts.
The membership allows the district to make bulk purchases. The resolution also allows for district business manager Kirby Christy to be named a representative to the purchasing board.
• Approved Christine Walkowiak as a general cafeteria worker at the junior-senior high school for 2.5 hours per day.
• Approved Rachel Enck to the position of secondary English teacher at the junior-senior high school.
• Approved the resignation of Cynthia Eddy from the supplemental curriculum position for language arts, foreign languages and library and reading. The board also approved awarding the position to Wendy Steiner effective Nov. 19 through the remainder of the school year.
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