PALESTINE — Palestine Independent School District Board of Trustees officially canceled the May 10 school board election at its regular meeting Monday.
School board incumbents Stanley Sokolowski (Place 6) and Michael Bennett (Place 7) were both running for re-election unopposed, which allowed the district to cancel the election.
“We thank you both for your service to the district and your quality efforts,” PISD Superintendent Jason Marshall said to the men during the meeting.
Sokolowski and Bennett will be sworn in for their new terms at the May school board meeting.
Also during the Monday meeting, the school board approved term contracts and probationary contracts for employees.
Term contracts were approved for the following employees: John Absalom, Summer Alcauter, Kristina Anderson, Angelique Arent, Tammy Armstrong, Kathy Asher, Leah Atkeisson, Deanne Atkinson, Christina Ault, Millye Bailey, Sharon Bailey, Johnny Baker, Joseph Baker, Silvia Banuelos, Donna Barnett, Julie Bell, Danielle Blank, Karen Bledsoe, Georgia Booker, Michelle Boone, Stephanie Boone, Bret Botard, Mary Bowden Linda Bowser, Sandra Bristow, Kathleen Brown, Karen Buckland, Virgil Buell, Michelle Bullock, Shannon Butler, Jodie Calcote, Paul Carr, Ivette Carrizales, Susan Cate, Eric Cates, Deborah Caveness, Andrew Chybowski, David Clardy, Donna Clark, James Coker, Tiffany Cooksey, Charles Corb, Patti Corbell, Lisa Covington, Chaundra Dantin, Johnny Davenport, Carmen Davis, Susan Davis, Michael Dear, Angelia Decou, Felicia Delgado, Carolina Dominguez, Michelle Dorsett, Stacie Drinning-Britt, Juli Durham, Jocelyn Ealy, Penny Estes, San Juana Estrada, Austin Evans, Chadin Everhart, Teresa Everhart, Happy Fenton, Melissa Firmin, Tammy Flood, Drusillia Forward, Lydia Franks, Rebecca Garcia, Laura Glenn, Karla Gregory, George Gwin, Jacqueline Hamel, Lisa Hampton, Jennifer Hardin, Kathryn Hardy, Kendrick Harmon, Margaret Hazel, Mayra Hernandez, Ernesto Hernandez Rivas, Luis Hernandez Bustos, Carol Herring, Judith Hobbs, Sukari Holmes and Ronda Hubert.
Term contracts also were approved for the following employees: Tamela Ives, Jeanne Jackson, Melanie Jackson, Jessica Jenkins, Sarah Johnson, Stephanie Johnson, Susan Johnson, David Jones, Flor Jordan, Philllippe LaFontaine, John Lamb, Shannon Leisure, Janet Lewis, Melinda Limbaugh, Laura Love, Linda Luce, Janice Magee, Sharon Main, Lynn Maness, Justin Marcellus, Melanie Marino, Marisa Massey, Karen Masters, Rebecca May, Carrie McComas, Kitty McComas, Janet McCreary, Eleanoree McGowan, Deborah McGraw, Diana Mendietta, Melanie Meza, Jackie Miller, Ida Missildine, Dae Moers, Michelle Moore, Miranda Moore, Mark Moseley, Meredith Murray, Debra Nethery, Angela Nichols, Cynthia Oliva, Jane Paris, Iris Perry, Leanne Petty, Kayla Pritchett, Traci Ratliff, Adrian Reagan, Tracey Reed, Sherry Richmond, Janet Robbins, Janeva Robertson, Kathy Rodgers, Maria Roman-Riley, Amy Rosson, Mark Schrader, Jimmy Shelton, Lauren Sheridan, Lora Sims, Dennis Smith, Richard Sylvester, Connie Teal, Rachel Thigpen, Yvonne Thomason, Faithie Timms, Lucretia Titlow, Kathy Tomme, Candace Turner, Gary Turner, Lauren Tyler, Pamela Vallance, Sheila Van Deman, Sherolynn Villa, Cheryl Walding, Ruth Webb, Pamela White, Gary Williams, Donna Wortham, Dejoran Wright, Pamela Wright, Paula Yarbrough and Jewell Zenn.