Hundreds Show Support of Kathy Burns for Superintendent of Schools

Retiring Superintendent of Schools Dr. John Ruis gave an encouraging speech, endorsing Dr. Burns as his successor.

Hundreds Show Support of Kathy Burns for Superintendent of SchoolsNassau County, FL – Dr. Kathy Burns, a lifelong resident of Nassau County and candidate for Superintendent of Schools, held her campaign kick-off event this past Tuesday, touting her education, experience, and leadership skills.

Dr. Burns was well received by the nearly 400 people in attendance with over five thousand dollars being raised for her campaign. “It was very humbling having so much support from the community,” said Burns.

Retired Fernandina Beach High School Band Director Johnny Robinson performed for the evening alongside the Instant Groove Band while members of the Nassau County Professional Firefighters prepared the meal.

Campaign Kickoff 2015-BurnsNotable supporters who attended the event included Tax Collector John Drew, Chair of the County Commission Pat Edwards, Commissioner Danny Leeper, Chair of the School Board Donna Martin, School Board Members Gail Cook and Jamie Deonas, along with many other dignitaries and elected officials.

Retiring Superintendent of Schools Dr. John Ruis gave an encouraging speech, endorsing Dr. Burns as his successor.

It was announced at the event that this was possibly the largest campaign rally in Nassau County history.

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