This kid's got some ballz!
Connor Kurtz, a Pennsylvania high school junior at Daniel Boone High School, is running for the school board!
Why would a high school student be interested in a position on the school board? Because like A LOT of high school students, he realized some things just don't make any sense! Conner explained:
"I believe that I could do a much better job than many members on the school board are currently doing. I walk around the school, and I see things that just don’t make sense.”
We can't say this is the first time a student has run for this position for sure, but it's the first time we've ever heard of it, so we're pretty darn impressed!
The best part is, he'll be turning 18-years-old in September before the election, so he can LEGALLY run!
It sounds like this candidate will be a political force to be reckoned with too! He knows there are problems with the school district and isn't afraid to let them know why, as he explained:
“I realized they don’t know what they’re doing. They don’t have a plan. It boggles my mind that you can be on the school board without a plan.”
What's HIS plan? He won't be worrying about any birth certificates, but instead focusing on taxes…which he doesn't even pay yet!
"You don't have to pay taxes to know that taxes in Daniel Boone are too high", he exclaimed in his defense.
Not a bad defense either. Touche, Connor, Touche!
We're curious how the teachers who run the classrooms, will respond to a student running the school district. We smell a MAJOR CONFLICT in a made-for-television movie! Ha!
Check out the news story above to meet the candidate himself and hear what he's got to say.
Also, don't miss the ONLY person in the community reporters could find that doesn't approve of Connor's candidacy. A 106-year-old woman on the street thinks "he's too young." If more senior citizens share the same opinion, he may have just lost two-thirds of the voting population! LOLz!
Honestly, if there are legitimate problems in the school that may need an insider's view to fix, then we hope he wins! Best of luck on the campaign trail, Connor!
Would U vote for a student running for a position on the school board?
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