Michelle Watkins unseats Laurie McCaulley for Huntsville Board of Education District 1

Michelle Watkins' victory celebration

Michelle Watkins' victory celebration

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Two new faces will soon join the Huntsville Board of Education, and one of them has unseated a longtime board member.

Michelle Watkins won the race for District 1 on Tuesday, beating current Board President Laurie McCaulley. Here’s how the vote looked with 81% of precincts reporting:

  • Michelle Watkins 63% – 2,332 votes
  • Laurie McCaulley 32% – 1,189 votes
  • Mary Sawyer 6% – 208 votes

Watkins celebrated with family and supporters on Tuesday night.

Pam Hill beat Carlos Mathews for Huntsville Board of Education District 5. ¬†Current board member Mike Culbreath isn’t running again.