11/12/2013 11:57 PM
by Courtney Rosemond
BECKLEY - Supporters of a historic Raleigh County school are standing up for its heritage.
Alumni,community leaders and current students and teachers packed Tuesday's Raleigh County School Board Meeting to voice their support for Stratton Elementary. The group came out in force following preliminary reports that a sub-committee suggests Raleigh County Schools close the East Beckley Campus.
The board took no action but did present four options for Raleigh County Schools for future construction needs. Including remodeling and rebuilding Stratton Elementary numerous speakers indicated past disappointment with school board past. One speaker says its up to the current board to follow through or their commitment