This event is sponsored by the Ohio Association of Public School Employees and the Mount Vernon Education Association.
For more information, see the KnoxPages article “Candidates night slated for Mount Vernon school board hopefuls.”
The following are the candidates running for the two open seats:
Stephen L. Thompson (incumbent)
Information regarding Rugola-Dye’s candidacy can be found at www.friendsofrugoladye.org.
Also, see here and here for video of Rugola-Dye’s remarks as an audience member during a meet the candidates night in 2011.
For coverage of the event, see the Mount Vernon News article “Candidates discuss views for Mount Vernon schools.”
UPDATE (2013 SCHOOL BOARD RESULTS):
The following are the results for the school board race (there were two open seats on the board):
Stephen L. Thompson 2,874 (39.19%)
Mary C. Rugola-Dye 2,770 (37.77%)
Daniel Hamman 1,689 (23.03%)
The election results are from the Knox County Board of Elections summary report of 8:18 p.m. Nov. 5, 2013.