Whitney Antrim

Question:

Why did you decide to run for the Coronado School Board and what qualities do you feel you offer the residents of Coronado?

Whitney:

Nothing is more important to me than the education of our children. I was born here, raised here, graduated from Coronado High School, class of ’97!, and now am raising a fourth generation of Coronadans. My grandfather, Stan Antrim, Sr., was a tireless advocate for the youth of Coronado, and I want to follow in his footsteps. I may not have the dune buggy or the gruff manner, but I have just as much heart. When I heard there were two seats open, and knowing my oldest will start kindergarten next fall, it seemed like a great opportunity to serve the community I love. And I love a challenge.

I am a proud daughter and granddaughter of military heroes and a steadfast defender of the Constitution. I believe we must honor the sacrifice of this community by guaranteeing the American Dream to our youth. We owe it to those who made the ultimate sacrifice to work toward a more perfect union. Coronado Unified School District must be part of that work. Our students deserve a safe, inclusive learning environment. 

I am a unique candidate for the simple fact that I don’t have any agenda other than helping support great schools for great kids. With degrees in law and business, I can analyze and retain copious amounts of financial, legal and statutory mandates and apply them to real life situations to achieve the best possible outcomes. As a public servant, I know how to navigate government bureaucracy and make it work for my clients -- in this case, our students. Additionally, I have taken a few turns behind the lectern in the classroom and I come from a family of educators. I can balance seemingly competing interests and help find compromise when things get tough. I hope you will vote for me to give me a chance to serve our schools.

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