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McCloskey, Volk win seats on Three Lakes School Board PDF Print E-mail


Incumbent Terry McCloskey and newcomer Kari Volk won seats on the  Three Lakes School Board in Tuesday’s election.

Volk received 741 votes and McCloskey garnered 711 votes to lead the four candidates. Challenger Steve Garbowicz, with 629 votes, and incumbent John Olkowski Jr., with 621 votes, lost in the contest.

Positions not up for election this spring include those of Randy Ingram,

Mike Kwaterski and Tom Rulseh.


McCloskey, 74, has served on the Three Lakes School Board for the past six years.

He and his wife, Mary Ann, have four children and have lived in Three Lakes for 20 years. McCloskey, retired from the U.S. Navy, previously resided in Kirchdorf, Austria and Washington D.C.

McCloskey spent seven years coaching and substitute teaching at Three Lakes schools, and spent one year as president of the Institute for Learning in Retirement at Nicolet College.

He recently was elected by 21 northern Wisconsin school boards to represent them on the Wisconsin Association of School Boards Board of Directors.

After graduating from Antigo High School, Mc­Closkey earned a bachelor of arts degree from Marquette University and a master of science degree from Navy Post-graduate School.

Volk, 38, was seeking her first elected position in the Three Lakes School Board race.

She and her husband, Charlie, have three children and have lived in Three Lakes for 13 years. Volk previously resided in Gillett.

Volk graduated UW-Stevens Point with a bachelor of science degree majoring in communicative disorders. She went on to obtain a master of science degree in speech and language pathology from UW-Stevens Point.


Wednesday, April 03, 2013 12:20 PM
Last Updated on Thursday, April 04, 2013 2:02 PM

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