To the Editor:
Laurie Paine is, by far, the best candidate for the Oak Ridge Board of Education. Sheâ€™s loyal and fights hard for what she believes in.
Iâ€™ve witnessed first-hand her diligence in fighting to get the bus routes reinstated for children living closer to school. Her oldest daughter lost her life riding her bike home from school. Itâ€™s because of that tragedy that she fights harder and more diligently than anyone else. Sheâ€™s determined and committed to do whateverâ€™s necessary to ensure our childrenâ€™s safety.
Rumors have spread about mistakes sheâ€™s made in the past. While other candidates seem focused on peopleâ€™s faults, Laurie continues to press forward in fighting for peopleâ€™s best interests. Sure, sheâ€™s made her fair share of mistakes, but who hasnâ€™t. Often times we learn more by making mistakes. I believe that Laurieâ€™s past has made her even more determined and focused to create a better and safer future for our kids. [Read more…]