Rodney P. Stayner and Harriett J. Tucker
are running for the Noble Township seat on the board while Angela Blevins, Eric J. Custer and Erin N. Schoeff are looking to fill one at-large seat.
, said when it comes to reconfiguration, she's
not convinced it's a bad idea from the start.
, 62, said she
hasn't been involved with the issue much because she
doesn't have children who currently attend Central Noble
, the concern of longer bus rides shouldn't stop something that may help the district financially in the long run.
"That's a benefit for the children and that's looking out for the children," she
said."I think that for me that is what they have to look at."A 1961 graduate of Wolf Lake High School, Tucker is one of many family members who have gone through Central Noble Schools, she said, spurring her run "to contribute toward providing a strong educational environment for the students."
If elected, Tucker
would work to make Central Noble
a "school of choice" for newcomers to the area.This would be accomplished not only through academics but also extracurricular activities like sports and band.Employed by Lincoln National Life Insurance's Lincoln Re for 42 years before the company was bought out, Tucker said her business experience could add to the board.
Living on the farm that has been in her
family for more than 60 years with niece Tonia and nephew Mike, an eighth-grader at Central Noble
has been involved with various booster clubs with the district.She has also served on the Wolf Lake Onion Days committee and is on the steering committee for the Wolf Lake Alumni Association.