Newly appointed District 2 School Board Member Buddy Hinote took the oath of office Thursday, Nov. 17, in front of a crowd of students, school personnel, family and community members.
He steps into a seat that has been held by the same man since 1992, previous member Hugh Winkles.
Earlier in the day, the board said farewell to Winkles. Now retired again, Winkles had served on the Santa Rosa County School Board for 24 years. He recalled being on the board when the FCAT was first implemented in Florida schools.
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