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Letter: For L. Hodges

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

Even though I moved from Mathews five years ago, I continue to keep a close eye on the school system where I spent eight years as principal and the area that I will always call my home. It is because of my concern for the Mathews community that I feel compelled to write this letter endorsing Linda Hodges for her continued service on the Mathews County School Board.

I have known Linda for over 15 years and worked closely with her during my tenure as principal of Mathews High School. I cannot think of anyone who is more compassionate about education and is committed to the welfare of every student in Mathews. Linda Hodges not only understands the internal operations of a school system from her years as a counselor, she also has the perspective of a parent and a current school board member. Being on the school board requires fearless service to the community and the sound judgment to make difficult decisions that are fair and consistent. Linda Hodges possesses&n...

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