October 11, 2012 | Volume 42, No. 41

Kreiss-Tomkins suited to serve

I have known many fine men and women in my 28 years in education in Alaska but none with more potential for greatness than Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins. This was evident very early. Jonathan was just an eighth grader when he began to work on the campaign of presidential candidate Howard Dean. His efforts were effective enough to catch the attention of the national campaign. They flew him back East to meet the candidate and to learn from his Internet-based networking strategy. He was 14. Over the years I have had quite a number of lengthy conversations with Jonathan about a wide range of topics. His grasp of issues, the depth of his knowledge of policy, and his willingness to work long and hard to master any subject are truly impressive.

Jonathan’s scholarship and accomplishments got him into one of the nation’s best colleges. He majored in public policy at Yale and is now running for State House. I have never known anyone more suited to the legislature.

I am going to vote for Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins because I believe that this is in the best interest of my region and my state. I recommend that you do the same.

Randy Hughey

Sitka