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Revis, Craven, Bridges, Caskey win School Board seats

Kathy Revis led the voting for the Henderson County School Board, winning a seat with 20 percent of the vote. Also winning seats were School Board Chair Blair Craven, with 17 percent of the vote, Robert Bridges, with 14 percent of the vote, and Stacey Caskey, with 12 percent.

The race included eight candidates for four seats. With the retirement of Rick Wood and Mary Louise Corn, two seats were open. Incumbent Michael Absher lost his re-election bid, meaning three new members will be sworn in next month.

Revis, 63, a former teacher and principal who retired as assistant superintendent in the Henderson County school system. She is currently an adjunct instructor at Gardner-Webb University. She and her husband, Ken Revis, have one son and have three grandchildren who are students in the county school system. Craven, 41, a senior financial adviser with Merrill-Lynch. He and his wife, Andie, have three children in Henderson County schools. Robert M. Bridges, 74, a retired schoolteacher, counselor and administrator in the county schools for 30 years. Stacey Caskey, a National Board certified teacher with three master’s degrees, who with her husband, Brian, owns Biltmore Tutoring and has a daughter at West Henderson High School.