Jackie May announces for Manila School Board

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Jackie May is seeking a seat (Position 4) on the Manila School Board. She is a life-long citizen of Manila and a 1988 honor graduate of Manila High School. She has an associate degree in business management and a bachelor of science in technology management. She is the operation and maintenance coordinator for AECI at the Dell Power Plant.

She is married to Eddie May, Manila Parks and Recreation director, president of the Northeast Arkansas Baseball League and co-director Of the Manila Waterpark. She has twin boys, Matthew and Jeremiah, and a daughter, Olivia. Mrs. May is a member of the 1st Assembly of God Church in Manila.

"The reason I am running for school board is that I want to be involved in assuring every student has the best education possible and to ensure each child of Manila has what he/she needs to be prepared for the future," Mrs. May said. "I believe the main goal of a school board member is to protect and improve the quality of education to all students. I believe all students can succeed."

Mrs. May further emphasized, "As a board member, I will strive for what is best for the students. I will work to bring the school and city together to work as a team. Everyone gains if the school, parents and community work to achieve the same goal."

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