Buncombe Students First Blogger, Lisa Baldwin, is a former member of the Buncombe County Board of Education. She has a master’s degree in economics, worked as a researcher/economist for USDA and served as a UNC School of Government Intern in the N.C. Attorney General’s Office. She and her husband have four children. So far, three of them have been high school valedictorians. The oldest is working toward a Ph.D at MIT and the other two are studying Biomedical and Chemical Engineering.
For her work on the school board, she received the 2012 James Knox Polk Award for Leadership in Public Service. Baldwin was the first school board member to receive this prestigious award. Last April she received the Pacesetter Alumni Award from UNCG.
Baldwin is a watchdog for the students, parents and teachers of Buncombe County (Asheville, NC). Her e-newsletters and blog shine the spotlight on the truth. Local media in Buncombe are not reporting on most school board actions but Baldwin does. Get the latest news here!
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