Ruth Wallace made her official announcement that she’s seeking a fifth four-year term on the Botetourt County School Board representing the Amsterdam Election District. She qualified to be on the November 7 ballot earlier this year.
“Education has been my passion my entire life,” Wallace said in her announcement. “As a very young child, I was focused on becoming an educator and have devoted my own career and life to that end.
“I have been privileged to serve in a variety of capacities in my career culminating with serving on the School Board. My whole focus from the very beginning has been to make a difference and I continue to serve for that same reason,” she said.
“I am running again for the School Board because we are in the midst of many projects and decisions that have to be made and I believe in seeing things through to completion,” she said in her announcement. “We have worked long and hard to get to this point and I feel compelled to do my…