John C. Strickland, Sigma '68, was recently elected to the Village Council of Pinehurst, NC. Receiving 2,379 votes, Stirckland was the top vote-getter in the Village Council race, beating out current council member Mark Parson and current Mayor Virginia Fallon.
Strickland expressed his gratitude to the voters. He said he thought his straightforward message and his background were well-received by voters.
"I think I came into the campaign with a history in Pinehurst and some current activities and experiences that really gave me a good idea of where we are and where we need to go,” he said. "I think in the end that resonates with people.”
During the campaign, Strickland canvassed neighborhoods throughout Pinehurst, and he said he looks forward to working for all residents.