Benji Rikard

Non-partisan incumbent for Lexington County School Board District 3.

Occupation: Retired

Education: Attended Spartanburg Methodist College, Midlands Tech and Newberry College. Earned a mechanical apprentice degree from Eastman Kodak.

Why should voters choose you in this election?

I have the experience. I have solved a lot of problems on the board. I initiated putting prayer in school at football games. Negotiated a deal to sell Walgreens a half-acre property for $1.8 million. I have a lot of ties in the community and know a lot of people. I have a good working relationships through my former plumbing and electrical business in town.