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Monroe Elementary Principal gets support

A number of community members gathered outside of Brunswick County School Board Administrative Offices today. Last week WWAY reported that Monroe Elementary Principal Patricia Rourk was charged with communicating threats against Tracy Danka, a parent of former students. Today, local preachers and NAACP representatives spoke in support of Principal Rourk, while also criticizing the school board for their handling of such incidents. “Our school board education administration appeared to be asleep at the wheel and very incompetent to handle the affairs of the school district,” said Rourk supporter, Lorrenza Jackson. Just before the protest, Tracy Danka was arrested for simple assault. She was charged with hitting a woman named Mariam Reed, who was also in attendance at last week’s school board meeting. Danka is scheduled to appear in court on October 15, 2008, the same day as Principal Rourk.

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