Hall elected to State Education Board

Published 12:00 am Saturday, December 11, 2004

WINTON – J. Wendell Hall, Chairman of the Hertford County Board of Education, has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the North Carolina School Boards Association.

His selection took place at the 35th Annual Conference for Board Member Development held in Greensboro.

Hall has served on the local school board for four years and has recently been reelected to serve another four years.

He has worked in the education field for over 30 years, having worked in Hertford County Public Schools and the NC Department of Public Instruction in Raleigh.

&uot;It is a great honor to be asked to serve in this capacity,&uot; stated Hall.

&uot;This position will give me valuable insight as to what is happening in education all across our state.

That in turn can only help our students here at home.&uot;

Dennis M. Deloatch, Superintendent of Hertford County Public Schools, is enthusiastic about having Hall on the Board of Directors.

&uot;With Mr. Hall being on this Board, we should be receiving first hand information about new ideas and innovations that can help our people better educate our young people.

I know he will serve well all the citizens of Hertford County and this state.&uot;

Hall was one of seven new members elected to this Board.

Other new members are Roger Aiken, Buncombe County; Steve Bulzi, New Hanover County; Margaret Brown, Onslow County; Carol Parker, Wake County; Russell Smith, Hoke County; and Bruce Stanback, Richmond County.

The North Carolina School Boards Association was established in 1937 as an advocate for public school education.

Its mission is to provide leadership and services that enable local boards of education to govern effectively.