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Groton BOE Elects Volkmann as Chair

Second 'Rita' elected to lead Groton: Rita Volkmann as chair of BOE and Rita Schmidt as Mayor.

Rita Volkmann. Patch file photo
Rita Volkmann. Patch file photo

Rita Volkmann has been elected chair of the Groton Board of Education, according to a story in The Day. 

But the election Tuesday was no walk in the park, The Day reported. 

Democrat Volkmann, 64, is a longtime board member. She has degrees from Southern Connecticut University and Connecticut College and is a retired New London public schools teacher. 

For more about Volkman and her educational philosophy, click here. 

augie42 December 11, 2013 at 02:47 PM
You would have been my first choice. You are well versed in education, you are good with people, you are fair, and you have a handle on the economic climate of the town. Congratulations Rita!
Andy Parrella December 12, 2013 at 12:40 AM
Congratulations Rita. A nice choice and I think you will do an excellent job!

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