A third former educator, Samuel Greene, wants to fill the vacancy on the school board for the District 4 seat in Southeast Raleigh.
Greene, who spent 33 years as an educator and was a principal at West Millbrook Middle School in North Raleigh, submitted his application today. In addition to his professional experience, he cites his lengthy history of community service.
"As a Wake County Public School board member, I would exhibit a strong commitment to working with other board members towards the common goal of providing the best possible education for the children in our district," Greene writes in his application. "My entire professional career has been in the area of working with children, parents and the community."
The application period ends noon Monday. Board members hope to appoint a person next month to finish out Rosa Gill's term, which expires November 2011.
One of the things Greene said he'd like to pursue on the board is additional programs for students who are not college bound.
His application includes reference letters from Leonard King, a retired Wake principal, and Dumas Harshaw, Greene's pastor at First Baptist Church in Raleigh.
Click here for Green's application.