Two qualify for school board seats

By Amanda McBride The Choctaw Plaindealer

Only person each qualified for the District 3 and District 4 School Board seats that are up for election in November.

Linda McDaniel qualified for District 3 School Board seat. She is currently serving in that position. She will begin her new term on the school board in January.

Laura Smith Gibbs qualified for District 4 School Board seat. Currently, Bertha Miller serves in this seat. She is not seeking re- election. Gibbs will begin her term on the school board in January.

Since only one person qualified in each seat, no election will be necessary. Qualifications required to run for a School Board seat is earning a high school diploma, being a resident of the area for at least six months and 50 signatures from other district residents.