Wake County school board Chairman Tom Benton gives a plaque to departing school board member Susan Evans thanking for her five years in office on Nov. 15, 2016.
Wake County school board Chairman Tom Benton gives a plaque to departing school board member Susan Evans thanking for her five years in office on Nov. 15, 2016. Keung Hui khui@newsobserver.com
Wake County school board Chairman Tom Benton gives a plaque to departing school board member Susan Evans thanking for her five years in office on Nov. 15, 2016. Keung Hui khui@newsobserver.com
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