Welcomes wealth of educational experience
Karla Knudsen-Johnston, who taught elementary students for 33 years in Shelton schools, is the new member of the Shelton School Board.
In a special meeting Monday evening at CHOICE High School, the board members voted 3-0 to select the Shelton native from five candidates to replace Marilyn Ward in an at-large position on the five-person board. Ward moved out of the district with three years remaining on her term.
Board member Matt Welander was unable to attend the special meeting because he was fighting a blaze as the chief of the West Mason Fire District.
Knudsen-Johnston, a 1977 graduate...