By WVUA 23 Web Writer Mary Claire Brakefield Porti

first_imgBy WVUA 23 Web Writer Mary Claire BrakefieldPortia Jones is officially sworn in as the District 1 representative of the Tuscaloosa County Board of Education. Jones took over the role after Schmitt Moore stepped down in February after 12 years of service.Although Jones has big shoes to fill, she said she’s looking forward to serving the students and teachers of Tuscaloosa County.“This is an opportunity to see how things work and then moving from there to see what you can actually do as a board member,” Jones said.Jones attended her first board meeting as an official board member on Monday, April 9.last_img