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Hamilton County, OH November 2, 1999 Election
Board Member; Norwood City School District

4 Year Term.

The board is a policy-making body, but exercises only those powers delegated to it by state law. It chooses its own officers.

Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Rick Guy 2,947 votes 41.6%

  • Occupation: Home Depot Sales Associate
  • Education: Norwood High Graduate Class of 1975
  • Lifelong resident and 1975 graduate of Norwood High School
  • Parent of 2 children enrolled at Williams Ave. Elementary
  • Currently serving as chairman of the Norwood Recreation Commission
  • Past President of Williams Ave. PTA
  • "I always put children first"
  • To fill the superintendent's position vacated just this month
  • Strive to continue to increase test scores across the district
  • To find the answers to resolve the stadium and planetarium issues
Debi Cochran Gay 2,753 votes 38.9%
  • Occupation: Sr. Loan Processor
  • College Graduate
  • I'm a lifelong resident of Norwood and 1975 graduate of Norwood High
  • I'm a mother of two boys in the high School
  • Was a member of the School Improvement review committee which met with State Board for Special Education
  • Continue to raise student test scores
  • Provide a safe & healthy environment for our students
  • To find a suitable solution to stadium & planetarium issues, using available resources.
Edward Casagrande 1,385 votes 19.6%
  • Occupation: Sculpture / Designer / Lecturer
  • Education: B.A. / Bach of Architecture
  • Appointed to the Board; experience in school operations, laws, policy and the public's access to their district
  • Former PTA President & PTA Council President
  • Only member with a student in the system
  • Academic performance / School safety / Zero tolerance / Complete honesty to the public
  • Total academic and fiscal accountability to the public
  • Dismantling mediocre beauracracy, completely streamlining and re-prioritizing efforts toward children /Cut fat

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