is also making his
first attempt at the school board, although he
nearly chose to run two years ago.
"I've been attending board meetings ever since and now I think I'm more prepared," said Mann
, a 1975 graduate of Herrin high school. Mann, 45, who earned his bachelor's degree from SIUC in 1978 and is a 1981 graduate of the SIUC School of Law, has been an attorney in Herrin since 1989. Mann
said if he's
would propose higher standards for the district's athletic program.
"It should be an honor to participate in athletics," he
said."Bad behavior should not be tolerated."