Q: What are other issues facing the district and what would you most like to accomplish as a Mineral Wells ISD trustee during your term, if elected?
A: Parental involvement is one of the main issues that concern me. Parents mold their children in so many ways and sometimes don’t realize the effects they have on their children on a daily basis. The more positive parental involvement in our children’s education, the better off our community and society in general will be. Drug testing is another issue that needs to be addressed. If random testing can stop just one child from drug abuse, our community is better off. Facilities, curriculum, financial stability, life skills, athletics, extracurricular activities, the list goes on and on. I believe in trying to repair the holes in our ship rather than searching for life preservers. Let’s fix the problems that we have rather than abandoning ship and starting over.