Who will join the MSCS school board this month? Here’s who could represent South Memphis

Seven school board member hopefuls came before the Shelby County Commission for interviews Wednesday vying for an appointment to a vacant seat in a selection that could set the stage for the board seat’s election to a full four-year term in August. 

Commissioners are scheduled to vote on an appointee to the Whitehaven and South Memphis board seat during the body’s next meeting on March 21. 

The appointee will fill the District 6 vacancy left by Shante Avant, who after eight years resigned from the seat in February the same day she announced a candidacy for a county commission seat representing Cordova

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