A young New Jersey man who graduated from high school last year after experiencing “awful” coronavirus rules during his senior year has won a seat on his local school board, according to reports.Nicholas Seppy, now 19, defeated school board incumbent Terry Alabarda in the Egg Harbor Township School District in Atlantic County, the Washington Examiner reported.”Parents were not being listened to,” Seppy told the Examiner when asked why he decided to run.”Parents were not being listened to.”  — Nicholas Seppy, 19, winner of school board electionSeppy garnered more than 4,000 votes, beating Alabarda’s 2,800-plus votes, the Press of Atlantic City reported.REPUBLICAN JACK CIATTARELLI REFUSES TO CONCEDE NEW JERSEY GUBERNATORIAL RACEHe added that he tried to run a positive campaign rather than one based on negativity toward his opponent.Seppy said the COVID-19 rules at Egg Harbor Township High School were “awful” and affected about three-quarters of his senior year, and he disliked the “hybrid” approach of remote learning mixed with some days of in-person classes.When he takes his seat on the board, Seppy says, he plans to push for more vocational training for students and expand education in civics to help prepare students for both jobs and active citizenship, he said.Prior


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