ST. MATTHEWS – Two candidates are searching for election to the Calhoun County Faculty Board District 1 seat.
Incumbent Gary Porth is being challenged by Ronald Johnson.
Porth acquired a B.S. diploma in industrial schooling from Clemson College. He’s an legal professional. Porth beforehand labored for his household’s development enterprise. He additionally labored as a procurement supervisor for the Metropolis of Columbia.
Porth cited the enlargement of a number of packages and the progressiveness of the district throughout his 24 years as a board member representing District 1.
Porth mentioned he’s searching for re-election for a number of causes.
“Primary, the youngsters. The faculties are all concerning the youngsters,” Porth mentioned. “I really like this neighborhood, and I really like its individuals, and I really like persevering with to make it a viable neighborhood for individuals to dwell and work,” Porth mentioned.
“It’s essential we offer and schooling to our younger individuals, that we will make them manufacturing residents to proceed this legacy of Calhoun County that we have now, and proceed to make it a clear, a secure place to dwell in work,” Porth mentioned.
“That’s why I wish to proceed to serve. I actually get pleasure from my service,” Porth mentioned.