To the Editor:
Vote to re-elect Keys Fillauer to the Oak Ridge Board of Education. As a teacher, coach, and board member, he has worked for over 40 years to provide the children of Oak Ridge with a quality education.
I worked with Keys for many of these years, and I know what personal qualities, talents, and knowledge he brings to the board. He taught a hands-on civics class—showing his students how to be involved, responsible citizens of a community—and he practices what he taught, continuing to be active in serving his community at many levels and in numerous capacities. He also took a genuinely personal interest in his students and the quality of education they received. As a member of the Board of Education, this type of experience is vital to understanding the true needs for developing a quality school system.
Maintaining a school system that provides students at all levels and abilities with the highest quality of education is so important in keeping Oak Ridge a progressive city. As a board member, Keys is committed to working within the community to create such an outstanding school system.
Keys has served as a responsible and concerned member of the Board of Education and has served with distinction as chairman. Our community needs his service and skills for another term. I urge you to support him by voting for him and urging your friends and family to do likewise. Let’s work to assure that he is able to continue the work he has begun for the children of Oak Ridge!