I am proud to have the support of The Lee County Young Democrats. Our shared vision is for every student to succeed in every school.
T he voters have chosen to stay the course and retain Melisa Giovannelli, the incumbent School Board Member for District 2. I have congratulated Ms. Giovannelli on her re-election, and wish her my best in leading the School District of Lee County for the coming term. Although I am of course disappointed in this result, I am immensely gratified by the heroic efforts of so many supporters, benefactors, contributors, and champions. During the eighteen months of this campaign, I have strengthened old friendships, kindled new ones, and formed partnerships that will help me serve our community in ways yet to be discovered. I have spoken to thousands of people here in our county, and learned so much about their hopes, their concerns, and their vision for our schools. All of this has been a blessing to me, one that will endure for all my days. I now depart the world of politics and return to my beloved wife Dona and to our dear children Ainsley and John, who have sustained me through the hard