, Newburyport, MA


October 24, 2013

Luekens is my choice for School Committee

To the editor:

I’m writing in support of Mike Luekens for Newburyport School Committee.

I’ve known Mike and his family for 6 years, having first met him when our kids were in daycare together. Like us, Mike has two young children, including one in first grade with our daughter at the Bresnahan. As a fellow parent, Mike knows first-hand the concerns we have about our schools, the challenges we face as parents and is someone I’d want helping to make decisions that impact my children’s educational future.

Although Mike began his career in education and holds a master’s degree in education, he has spent the last several years managing a large team in the same industry that I work in (insurance). However, now with young kids and a growing sense of community responsibility, he believes it’s both important and appropriate to volunteer his time to ensure that our schools continue to perform at the highest level possible.

Our schools and our educators play a vital role in community. Mike will be effective in managing the needs of our children while providing the necessary support to the school’s leadership team to develop and implement the policies that are best for our children. I’m confident Mike will be a strong voice, bring a fresh perspective and a common-sense approach to our School Committee. He definitely has my vote.

Brian Gemme





Text Only | Photo Reprints

NDN Video
Lindsay Lohan Reveals She Had Miscarriage in Reality Show Finale ET Presents The Summer Movie Preview Teen hitchhikes in wheel well of flight from California to Hawaii Marathoners Celebrate Easter With Tradition Celebs Share Their Easter Fun Hundreds Gather for Denver Pot Rally on Easter Lauren Stoner Shows Off Her Incredible Bikini Body At Boston Marathon, a Chance to Finally Finish Dr. Phil Put In The Hot Seat By His Own Wife Jabari Parker's Top 5 Plays From Duke Career Kourtney Kardashian Is a Bikini Babe More Manpower Than Ever Expected At 4/20 Rally Debunk'd: Miley Cyrus AIDS, Cheeseburgers Cause Cancer, Military Warning Bill Previewing the NBA playoffs Raw: Orthodox Christians Observe Easter Rite My name is Cocaine Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Lohan Gets Candid About Her Sex List The 2014 New York Auto Show Meet Johnny Manziel's New Girlfriend
Special Features
NRA Waterfront Plans