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Geers leaves MCC board, Mount provides update on bomb threat

December 19, 2018

SCOTTVILLE — The Mason County Central Board of Education bid farewell to a long-time trustee Monday during the regular board meeting at the high school.

Carl Geers, who has served on the board since 2009, was honored with words of thanks from Board President Jim Schulte, who announced Geers’ final meeting to board trustees and the public.

“We have a very young retiree in our presence, Mr. Carl Geers,” Schulte said. “This is your last meeting (and) we’d like to present you with a plaque.”

Geers was given the plaque, which Schulte read allowed.

“(This is) presented to Carl Geers for outstanding service on the board of education of the Mason County Central School District for his eight and one-half years of service to our students, 2009 to 2018,” Schulte said. “So thank you for your mentorship.”

Bomb threat update

Superintendent Jeff Mount received words of thanks from MCC parent Sue Cheney, who commended Mount for his leadership and communication with parents during the Nov. 30 bomb threat at the middle school.

Mount said the district and county emergency responders were still discussing the incident and how to prepare for any potential future threats to the safety of students.

Read the full story in Wednesday’s Ludington Daily News print and e-Editions.

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