LEETON — 4 candidates are vying for 3 three-year seats on the Leeton College Board of Schooling.
Michael Nussbaum and Jake Corson search reelection, whereas Marijayne Manley and John Davis search election.
Larry “Jake” Corson
Jake Corson has lived in Leeton his complete life.
Corson is a graduate of Leeton Excessive College and has an affiliate of utilized science diploma.
Corson works as a registered x-ray and CT technologist at Western Missouri Medical Heart the place he has labored for roughly 14 years.
“I really like my group, and I would like to have the ability to assist transfer our college district ahead to be the perfect it may be and likewise present the scholars in (the) district what they want,” Corson stated.
Corson is approaching the tip of this second time period on the Leeton College Board of Schooling.
“Being a smaller district it’s arduous financially to compete with the bigger districts in our space in what we pay our lecturers,” Corson stated. “It may also be tough to retain these actually nice lecturers that we at present have. As a board member, I might proceed to encourage elevating our base pay to try to meet our county common, together with discovering methods to maintain these high quality lecturers that elevate the extent of studying at Leeton R‐X.”
Corson has been a volunteer coach within the Leeton group for 10 years and at present serves as chair of the CARE givers group, the worker portion of the WMMC Basis Board.
“As a board member at Leeton, my purpose is to maneuver our district ahead, assist our administration, assist our workers and at all times make selections for our district based mostly on what’s greatest for all college students,” Corson stated.
Corson stated his sons are the fifth era of Corsons to attend Leeton faculties.
Marijayne Manley has lived in Leeton for 24 years.
Manley has a Bachelor of Science in Sport Administration from the College of Central Missouri; a Grasp of Science in Bodily Schooling, train and sport science; a specialist diploma in secondary schooling from UCM; and is at present ending a physician of schooling diploma from William Woods College.
Manley has been in schooling for 16 years and at present works in enterprise and advertising and marketing on the Warrensburg Space Profession Heart and is an adjunct college member at UCM and State Truthful Group Faculty in well being and wellness.
“Whereas I’m not employed by the varsity district, I’ve a vested curiosity in its success for not solely my little one, however my grandchildren and the scholars within the district as effectively,” Manley stated. “The varsity district is great with many excellent college students/college/workers, and I wish to assist steer them in the proper course. Being an educator and a former district worker, I’ve a novel perspective.”
Manley has not beforehand been elected to a public workplace.
“The largest wants within the district are recruiting and retaining extremely certified educators to fill open positions,” Manley stated. “My expertise in schooling would help to find educators.”
Manley has beforehand served on the Leeton Lion’s Membership and Leeton Group Betterment Committee and managed the Bulldog Specific, a student-run grocery in Leeton.
“I’ve spent a few years within the district not solely as an worker however a group member and mother or father,” Manley stated. “I’ve seen many accomplishments made by all stakeholders and wish to see them proceed. It’s thrilling to see the scholars’ ardour for studying carry them ahead into their future.”
Michael E. Nussbaum and John Davis didn’t reply to the Warrensburg Every day Star-Journal by press time.