Archive - Mar 2011 - Perspectives
Doctor, lawyer or crime-fighting chief, which one of these things would you like to be?
That is the kind of question students at Tuttle Elementary School were asked this week, and on Friday, I joined more than 20 professionals from throughout Catawba County in trying to help provide a few answers. The schoolâ€™s â€śCareer Roundupâ€ť was a great way for young people to learn about many career options available to them as they begin charting their paths into a profession. It was also a great way for leaders of our community to share why we chose the careers we did.
Darts to Catawba Countyâ€™s justice system that allows a person to walk free even though they are directly responsible for the death of an innocent man.
Sadly, this situation is becoming a disconcerting norm in a county where drunk motorists can endanger roadways and motorists and have the very real hope of never facing punishment for any deadly crimes they might commit.
After the Catawba County Schools Board of Education announced a new superintendent for the countyâ€™s largest school system, we fire darts at officials who orchestrated the search.