The Highline School Board has a new leader – during Wednesday night’s (Dec. 4) board meeting, Angelica Alvarez was elected as the new board president.

Alvarez has was first elected to the board in November 2009, representing neighborhoods in Burien.

“I am excited and honored to serve the Highline community in this leadership role,” said Alvarez. “In this role, I will continue to advocate for all our students, schools and families.”

Bernie Dorsey was elected to serve as the board vice president. He has served on the board for more than a decade and was most recently the board president. Dorsey represents neighborhoods in the Normandy Park and Des Moines communities.

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The school board also welcomed new board member Aaron Garcia (pictured above) at its Dec. 4 meeting. Garcia was elected in November and will represent the neighborhoods of White Center.

Learn more about the school board on Highline’s website.

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Photos courtesy Highline Public Schools.