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Keesha Benson says it’s not an exaggeration to say that education is a major part of who she is. “My mother was an educator for 37 years. I went through K-12 here in Pinellas County School, and I have three kids in the district right now,” says Benson, a candidate for the District 3 seat on the Pinellas County School District this summer.

What You Need To Know

  • Keesha Benson is running against Dawn Peters and Carl Zimmermann in the countywide Pinellas County District 3 seat on Aug. 23
  • Benson is a St. Pete native who spent nine years working as a college professor in Philadelphia
  • Gov. Ron DeSantis says that he will be focusing on school board races this year