The late Robert Philpot, retired Williston High School teacher and Levy County School Board member, was one of a kind, devoting his teaching career to molding youth.
And that could be why it will take a while for Gov. Rick Scott to find the right person to fill Philpot's old seat on the school board.
According to a spokesperson for Scott, four people have applied for appointment to the unexpired term:
• Bradley Etheridge, a Williston cattleman and businessman,
• Rob Sistrunk