DerryNews.com, Derry, New Hampshire

February 20, 2014

Three vie for open School Board position


Derry News

---- — LONDONDERRY — The incumbent School Board chairman goes up against two challengers for one open three-year position on the Londonderry School Board.

Chairman Nancy Hendricks seeks another three-year term on the board. She is being challenged by George Tsekrekas and Dan Lekas.

Nancy Hendricks

Age: 52

Incumbent: Yes

Occupation: Radio advertising, Saga Communications

Elective experience: Londonderry School Board, Jaffrey-Rindge Cooperative School District School Board

What is the single most important issue facing the Londonderry School Board? Managing the much needed repair in many of our buildings. These projects need completion for the safety of our students.

George Tsekrekas

Age: 46

Incumbent: No

Occupation: Teacher, history, department head

Elective experience: None

What is the single most important issue facing the Londonderry School Board? To offer students a rigorous standards-based curriculum, while combating the financial strains placed on the residents.

Dan Lekas

Age: 40

Incumbent: No

Occupation: Dental field

Elective experience: Budget Committee

What is the single most important issue facing the Londonderry School Board? The rising cost of healthcare in addition to government downshifting could cause Londonderry to lose teacher, aides, and programs all vital in the education of children.