Instructor Seeks District 5 Council Office

On March 7, 2014, in News, by Zamná Ávila

By Zamná Ávila, Assistant Editor

Most seasoned teachers recall their first year in the profession as being one big blur of preparation, teaching, grading and stress punctuated with fun.

For Long Beach Council District 5 candidate Thomas Sutfin, the same can be said of campaigning for public office–except that it’s more stressful.

“Kids can be critical, but accept you as long as they know you care,” said Sutfin, who has taught for 23. “On the campaign trail it’s easy for people to be critical (they need to) and not know how much you care about the role of being on the city council.”

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