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FHPS Board of Education VP Martha Atwater resigns, charged with drunk driving

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Posted at 5:57 PM, Mar 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-09 17:57:38-05

KENT COUNTY, Mich. — Forest Hills Public Schools (FHPS) Board of Education Vice President Martha Atwater has resigned.

President Suzanne Callahan confirmed the information with FOX 17 on Wednesday. Callahan says Atwater resigned on Feb. 28.

The Kent County Sheriff’s Office says a 58-year-old Grand Rapids woman was arrested for driving while under the influence following a traffic crash in Ada Township on Saturday, Feb. 26.

The school district tells us a recruitment process is underway to hire Atwater's replacement. Interested applicants are instructed to send their resumes and letters of interest to the following address:

Suzanne Callahan, President
Forest Hills Board of Education
6590 Cascade Road SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546

The deadline to apply is Friday, March 18 at 4 p.m.

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