Wood's school board campaign begins, focus remains on students
The actress is utilizing her celebrity in support of Rosanne Wood, who is running for the District 2 seat of the Leon County School Board. On Monday, Ferrell is co-hosting a holiday party in support of Wood's campaign.
Ferrell's involvement in Amina's scholastic endeavors led to meeting Wood, who was the principal at SAIL High School. That meeting would would be the beginning of a friendship that has lasted more than 15 years.
"I love her dedication to education," Ferrell said. "I've known her since my daughter was 3 years old and I knew that I wanted Amina to go her high school and I always sought her out for educational advice. She's done so much for my child and hundreds in town. Now I want to support her."
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'Phenomenal women' celebrated at SAIL High School
SAIL High School’s “Phenomenal Women” event celebrated equality and empowerment – a nod to Women’s History Month and a chance for students to learn real-life lessons about overcoming adversity from three women with ties to Tallahassee.