A swearing-in ceremony took place Wednesday evening for incoming school board members Kelly Carmichael Booz, William (Bill) Campbell, Karen Graf, Patricia-Ann (Pat) Hennig, Stephanie Kapsis, Justin Keating and Christopher (Chris) Lewis, along with re-elected members Marc Williams and Ronnie Campbell.
Alexandria Circuit Court Judge Nolan Dawkins officiated the event at the Minnie Howard campus of T.C. Williams High School.
Mayor Bill Euille congratulated the new board members, saying there are challenges ahead. (See attached video.)
The ceremony was followed by a Alexandria City School Board meeting. At that meeting, Karen Graf of District A was elected School Board chairwoman and Justin Keating of District B was elected vice chair.