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Warren Grace announces His Candidacy for Re-Election

By Staff | Mar 18, 2020

Warren Lee Grace

Warren Lee Grace, Jr. is announcing his candidacy for re-election to the Wetzel County Board of Education, representing District 3 in Wetzel County, West Virginia. Warren has been married to Judy Taylor Grace for thirty nine years. Both Judy and Warren are retired educators and live at 175 East Thistle Place in New Martinsville.

They have two adult children; Dr. Warren Lee Grace, 111, living and practicing medicine with the Pain Releif Center in Charleston, West Virginia, and KJathryn Rose Grace Martin, a Dental Hygienist, married and living in Inwood, WV. In August, 2018, Warren and Judy became grandparents with the birth of Maci Tayor Martin to their daughter Kathryn Rose and her husband, Scott Martin. Warren is a 1966 graduate of East Bank High School (WV), has earned an undergraduate degree and two masters degrees from West Virginia University, and is a Life Member of the West Virginia Alumni Association.

Warren gegan his career in public school educationas an American Studies teacher at Morgantown High School in 1975.

He entered school administration in 1982, and has been part of the Wetzel County Schools, as principal of Magnolia High School and Paden City High School, for twenty three years. He retired in 2010. As a high school principal, Warren was twice elected to serve as the Region One principal representative to the West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission (WVSSAC), and was the only three time President of the Executive Board of the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference (OVAC) in the history of the conference.

In 1988, Wrren was selected to attend the second Annual West Virginia Principals Academey, and was subsequently asked to be a Prgrommatic Leader for many principals acadamies. Mr. Grace is a United States Navy Veteran, having served two years active duty at NavCommSta, Londonderry, Northern Ireland (NATO) and six years in the Actice Naval Reserve in South Charleston, WV and Fairmont, WV. Since his retirement from public education in 2010, Warren has substituted in many Wetzel County Schools, and is very familiar with issues and personnel vital to the success of our school system.

Warren is very proud to team with former Wetzel Couty Schools Superintendent Bill Jones for re-election to the Wetzel County Board of Education. Collectiviely, Warren and Bill have over 80 years of service to the Wetzel County School System,

Warren Grace and Bill Jones are strongly committed to the students and teachers in all Wetzel County schools, and they will be in regular contact with all school personnel if they are honored with re-election to the Wetzel County Board of Education on May 12, 2020. Your support for the re-election of Warren Grace and Bill Jones is greatly appreciated.