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CCS Names Finalists For Board Seat Vacated By Mary Jo Hudson


The Columbus Board of Education voted Tuesday to interview six applicants to fill a vacant seat. 

The finalists are: Jennifer Adair, Phillip Calloway, Jibril Mohamed, Tina Pierce, Brandi Slaughter and Emily White. They were chosen from a pool of 45 applicants for the seat vacated by Mary Jo Hudson following several fights with board president Gary Baker. According to a district news release, the board will conduct closed-door interviews and officially vote on the appointment on January 15. The appointee will be sworn in on January 22.

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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