Wheeler, Board Members To Take Oath Wednesday

Two incumbents and two newly elected representatives to the Cobb Board of Education will be sworn in on Wednesday.

Four of the seven members of the Cobb Board of Education will be sworn in during ceremonies on Wednesday.

The swearing-in ceremony takes place at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Cobb County School District Central Office boardroom, 514 Glover St., Marietta.

That meeting will be followed by an organizational meeting at 5 p.m.

Among those taking the oath of office on Wednesday is Brad Wheeler, a Republican who defeated incumbent Alison Bartlett in a West Cobb-area election.

Randy Scamihorn was unopposed in his race for a North Cobb-area seat. He is also a Republican and succeeds fellow GOP member Lynnda Eagle, who did not seek a second term.

Incumbents David Morgan, a South Cobb Democrat, and David Banks, an East Cobb Republican, also will be sworn in. Both will be serving second terms.

The organizational meeting will set the formal 2013 board meeting schedule and include election of a chairman and vice chairman for the calendar year.


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