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Bremerton School Board Candidates Get Grilled

Candidates for Bremerton School Board fielded questions on everything from background checks for school employees and volunteers to how to reduce the high school drop-out rate during the League of Women Voters of Kitsap’s first general election candidate forum.
Candidates attending the event Sept. 21 at the Norm Dicks Government Center included Scott Rahm and Christianne Martin for Position 1, Cynthia Galloway and David Boynton for Position 4 and Carolyn Perkins for Position 5.
Ruben Garcia, Perkins’ opponent, did not attend the forum.
Catherine Ahl, a former North Kitsap School Board member and president of the local LWV, moderated the session.
The audience was small, but the forum was covered by Marietta Nelson, education writer for the Kitsap Sun, with a front page story. Those who are interested but did not attend can catch the forum on BKAT (Channel 12 or 3) at the following times:
Sept. 23: 10 a.m., Sept. 25: 4 p.m., Sept. 27: 4 p.m., Sept. 28: 1 p.m.