White to lead the school board

Benjamin ousted as chairman; board follows 4-3 vote electing White

At the Escambia County (Ala.) Board of Education meeting Tuesday, board members elected Loumeek White as president and re-elected Cindy Jackson as vice president of the school board with a vote of 4 to 3.

For president, Kevin Hoomes nominated White, which was seconded by Sherry Digmon.

Coleman Wallace nominated Mike Edwards.

For vice president, Digmon nominated Jackson. Edwards nominated Wallace.

In both elections, Hoomes, White, Digmon and Jackson voted for White president and Jackson vice president. Wallace, Edwards, and Danny Benjamin voted Edwards president and Wallace vice president.


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