By Kim Prentice, Director of Community Relations
In their meeting on Dec. 12, the Clover Park School District Board of Directors appointed Walt Kellcy to fill the Director District 1 vacancy. A resident of Lakewood since 1991, Kellcy serves as the pastor of the First Baptist Church of Lakewood. He believes in a quality education for all children and looks forward to representing the Lakewood community. As a former school board member, who served for 10 years on the board, he brings a wealth of experience and knowledge regarding the educational needs of K-12 students within the community. He and his wife Martha raised three boys all graduates of Clover Park School District schools.
Kellcy will take the oath of office at the Monday, Jan. 13 school board meeting.
The board vacancy was created by the resignation of Jose Salamanca, whose resignation was effective Nov. 1, 2013.
Kellcy will serve until the next regular school district election in November 2015, at which time a successor shall be elected to fill the Director District 1 position.