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November 8, 2012

Voters pick their choices for local school board seats

GOSHEN — Three candidates were elected to the Fairfield Community Schools’ board of trustees Tuesday.

Trent R. Hostetler and Gregory Kitson were both elected in District I. Marilee J. Keim was elected in District III, defeating  Joel Conrad, Kevin Miller and Kevin Noble.

Concord

Incumbent Tim Yoder defeated challenger Jeremiah Matthews for the District 2 seat on the Concord Community Schools’ board of trustees.

Also earning a seat was Kami Wait in District 1. Wait ran unopposed.

Goshen

Former assistant superintendent and Goshen High School principal Robert A Duell was elected Goshen Community Schools’ Board of Trustees. Duell was elected at-large and defeated Judy Beard who remained on the ballot after withdrawing from the race for personal reasons.

Also elected to the school board was Cathie Cripe in District 2 and James A Ramer in District 4. Both candidates ran unopposed.

Middlebury

Joanna King in District B and Robert L. Souder in District C were both elected to the Middlebury Community Schools’ board of trustees. Both candidates ran unopposed.

Wa-Nee

Four uncontested candidates were elected to the Wa-Nee Community Schools’ board of trustees. Christina Eshelman (at-large), Shawn C. Johnson (at-large), Eric Brown (Olive) and Don Lehman (Scott-Jeff) all won seats.

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Three Goshen elementary schools — Chandler, Chamberlain and West Goshen — are providing free meals to all students during the school year as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Community Eligibility Provision of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. Nearly 80 percent of students at Chandler, 89 percent of students at Chamberlain and 78 percent of students at West Goshen already qualify for free or reduced-price lunches based on their family income. How do you feel about the new lunch program?

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