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PACE (Parents Advocating for Children’s Education) to hold a Lexington Board Candidate Forum

West Columbia, SC 10/08/2022 (Melanie Shull) - PACE (Parents Advocating for Children’s Education) will hold a Lexington Two School Board Candidate Forum on Monday, October 17, 2022 at The Bees Knees in Pineridge, located at 638A Pineridge Drive, West Columbia, SC 29172. The event will begin with a Meet & Greet from 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM followed by a Q & A from 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM.

Kelly Nash, a well-known local radio personality and podcast host, will be the moderator for the forum. This event will be live-streamed on the PACE Facebook page and recorded.

PACE is a newly formed, grassroots organization in Lexington School District Two. In only one month, more than 100 parents, educators, and other community members have joined this very important conversation about the school district’s posture as it relates to progressive trends in public education. PACE’s goal is to bring awareness, encourage more parental involvement, and to hold Lexington Two accountable for transparency on all levels. Their respectful and helpful dialogue is designed to support parents, students, and teachers as they advocate for excellence in education for the students of Lexington Two.

The four candidates running for three seats on the Lexington Two School Board are: Christina Rucker (incumbent – top right), Linda Wooten (incumbent, top left), Kevin Key (former school board member, bottom right), and Joseph Chuck Hightower (former 2020 candidate for school board, bottom left).


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