In response to the inquiries we have received regarding the resignation of Dr. Kristie Collins from the Board of Education, the District has released the following statement:
On May 21, 2019, Dr. Kristie Collins resigned from the Board of Education, citing personal reasons. The Board of Education is currently reviewing Dr. Collins's use of the district purchasing card. The matter is still under review and is being conducted according to district policy and state law.
On Monday, the Board of Education appointed Mr. Alonzo Burton to fill the vacancy. Mr. Burton will serve until the April 2020 school board election. Also during the meeting, Board Member Mr. Rick Moore was elected to serve as president for the 2019-2020 school year.