14 apply for vacated PBC school board seat

Posted at 11:28 AM, May 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-03 11:32:26-04

There are no shortage of candidates eager to replace Mike Murgio on the Palm Beach County School Board. 

So far, the district has received 14 applications to fill the seat, according to Gov. Rick Scott's Deputy Press Secretary Lauren Schenone.

Murgio stepped down after he was indicted on federal bribery charges in late April.
School leaders say there's no decision or deadline to name his replacement.

Applications for the seat have been submitted by the following candidates:

  • Monroe Benaim
  • John Boggress
  • David Culp
  • Ronald Giddens
  • Lonnie Martens
  • Vincent Mazzota
  • William Pollard
  • Jan Porter
  • Joseph Rooney
  • Robert Skakandy
  • Thomas Sutterfield
  • Carlos Torrado
  • Andre Varona
  • Thomas Weber