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Cherry Creek School District Board of Education Elections

Three of the five district seats were filled in the November 3rd election for the Cherry Creek District.

Christian Westerhausen, Staff Writer

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The Cherry Creek School District Board of Education district seats were up for election and filled November 3rd, 2015. According to the Cherry Creek Schools website, three district seats (the seats of district A, B, and C) were called for election on September 8th, 2015. Dave Willman is the only incumbent running again for his seat. He ran unopposed for the district C seat and was re-elected. The other two district seats were filled by new candidates, as the incumbents have reached their term limit. Both the Board President, Jim O’ Brien (district A), and candidate Claudine McDonald (district B) gave up their seats to new candidates.

District A covers a moderate amount of the Cherry Creek School District, including Cherry Creek High School.  According to Ballotpedia, Eric Perish ran unopposed for the district A seat and was elected. In addition, there were four candidates running for the district B seat. These candidates included David Aarestad, Matt Batcho, Vince Chowdhury, and Janice R. McDonald.

Janice R. McDonald won the election for the district B seat, beating out the other  four candidates running. According to the Cherry Creek School District website, Janice R. McDonald is an active parent, with her five kids currently being brought up in the Cherry Creek School District. She has an Associate’s Degree in Child Development and a Bachelor of Art’s Degree in Business Management. Dr. Harry Bull, the Superintendent of the Cherry Creek School District, said, “We are fortunate to have such caring and committed community volunteers who willing to dedicate their time to support the Cherry Creek School District in its mission ‘to inspire every child to think, to learn, to achieve and to care.’”

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