|LAMBROPOULOS WINS EMSB BY-ELECTION IN SAINT-LAURENT|
MONTREAL, DECEMBER 3, 2001– Athanasios Lambropoulos was elected Sunday as the new commissioner in the English Montreal School Board’s (EMSB) Ward 1, succeeding George Vathilakis who retired recently.
Mr. Lambropoulos obtained 489 votes, compared to 256 for the other candidate, Heather Leitner. He is now one of 19 elected EMSB commissioners and will serve out the remainder of the present time which is expected to be extended one year beyond the original November 2002 period.
Ward 1 is where three EMSB Schools (Cedarcrest, LaurenHill Academy and Parkdale) are situated.
Michael J. Cohen