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IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 21, 2013
CONTACT: K.E. Schwab
724.738.2199
karl.schwab@sru.edu

Former SRU trustee wins Caln Township commissioner seat

Joshua Young, a 2004 Slippery Rock University political science graduate and former member of the University's Council of Trustees, has won re-election as a Caln Township commissioner.

Caln Township is in Chester County, Pa.

Young, whose term on the SRU council expired earlier this year, garnered 781 votes in the four- person Caln Township race. Voters were electing three commissioners on the five-member board, with Cynthia Haynes Eshleman taking 978 votes, Young coming in second, and John Contento taking 771 votes for the three open seats. Adam Thomas drew 651 votes, coming in fourth and out of the winner's circle. There were 29 write-in votes cast.

Young had served as chair and vice chair while a member of the SRU council.

Slippery Rock University provides students with a comprehensive learning experience that intentionally combines academic instruction with enhanced educational and learning opportunities that make a positive difference in their lives.

Slippery Rock University is Pennsylvania's premier public residential university. Slippery Rock University provides students with a comprehensive learning experience that intentionally combines academic instruction with enhanced educational and learning opportunities that make a positive difference in their lives.