On Tuesday, May 14 residents of the Milford School District went to the polls and voted for one contested seat for the Milford School Board. Candidates seeking the At-Large seat for the Milford School District Board of Education included Hunter Emory, Kevin W. Marshall Jr., Natalie R. Shockley, Alan R. Southard, Robert B. Vincelette Jr. and Michael Wells. At the end of the day Hunter Emory came out the victor.
Emory won the election by a margin of 37.7 % of the total vote (201 out of a total of 532 votes). The total vote count was as follows: Hunter Emory, 201; Kevin W. Marshall, 91; Natalie R. Shockley, 142; Alan R. Southard, 34; Robert B. Vincelette, 8; and Michael Wells, 56.
Mr. Emory attended Milford schools and graduated from Milford High School in 2004. He played football and was a member of multiple athletic programs, school and community programs. Following graduation from Salisbury University with a Bachelor’s in Political Science Hunter obtained dual Masters Degrees in Homeland Security and Public Administration and spent two years teaching in the Milford School District as a long term substitute. Mr. Emory now owns The Emory Agency, a State Farm agency in Georgetown. He is engaged and will marry Jamie Hudson in September. Mr. Emory continues to live in Milford, as do his parents, Pat and Judy Emory and his sister Janna.
Hunter Emory will serve a 5-year terms on the Milford School Board and be sworn in on Monday, July 8 in the Board Room at the Milford Middle School at 7pm.