Paul Trader, Cynthia Ward, David Hall, Lori Kestner
and Joseph Komorowski are the candidates filed for office.
Voters will pick one candidate from those running in District 1, and their choices there are Kestner
...? Kestner is the human resource employment manager at Wheeling Island Hotel Casino and Racetrack.
As for school security, Kestner
believes "all students AND employees should be safe where they learn and work," and would continue the county's constant monitoring of school safety measures."We our blessed that the state of West Virginia has granted funds to every county to upgrade, install and put into place the equipment and systems to ensure that students, teachers, cooks, custodians and personnel are safe."
When it comes to the future of Marshall County Schools, Kestner
said, "We are preparing our schools for today's students and for those who have not even yet been born."She
added that despite West Virginia's population decline, "fewer students does not change the quality of their learning."
As for the school system's infrastructure, she
is confident the bond approved by voters last year will keep facilities running smoothly and noted that currently the bond projects are under budget by $1 million and on schedule.