Allen County Superintendents
Jill Ackerman, Lima City Schools
Dale Lewellen, Bath Local Schools
Don Wade, Shawnee Local Schools
Judy Wells, Apollo Career Center
Dennis Fuge, Spencerville Local Schools
Joel Mengerink, Elida Local Schools
Kevin Wolfe, Delphos City Schools
"Linda will be accessible to us, our local school boards, our staffs and our students and parents. We know she will listen to us and ultimately make decisions that will be best for our districts and students. She is not one to back down and she is not afraid to speak up and fight for what she believes is right."
Shawnee Local Board of Education
"We know Linda will do what's best for Ohio's children on the State Board of Education. We hope she'll have your vote. We know she will have ours."
Comms, Lima City Schools
Former Lima News Education Reporter
"I got to know Linda Haycock as a reporter covering Shawnee Schools. I followed her as an involved parent and then school board member. She is smart, articulate and will work tirelessly on behalf of public education and all of our kids."
Local Bank Executive
"Vote for Linda Haycock. I have known her for several years. She will do a fantastic job. She never gives up and will strive to do the best for the children of Ohio."
Business Education Department, Shawnee Local Schools
"As a teacher at Shawnee Schools, I can say that Linda is very visible in the school buildings, observing and listening to teachers and administrators, and always seeking the big picture as she strives to make everything better. As Ohio public schools face countless challenges, Linda will continue to be a champion for all public school students. I hate to lose Linda as a member of our local board, but at the same time, in order for public education to thrive in Ohio, we absolutely need her to play an active role at a higher level."
Chief Wealth Management Officer,
"As a 30+ year financial services leader and father of three young adults, I know full well the importance of education for our children. I have known Linda for many years and trust her to always do what’s best for Ohio’s kids on the State Board of Education."
Board of Education Member,
"Since becoming a school board member, I have had the opportunity to work with Linda Haycock. I was impressed not by just her knowledge of education but her ability to communicate clearly, legislative concerns to state and federal legislators. Linda is articulate and assertive in pressing for proper educational initiatives for all Ohio students. She will represent this area well and insure our local voice is heard at the state level."