An new candidate for the Albemarle School Board. Kate Acuff wants to represent the Jack Jouett District being vacated by Diantha McKeel. McKeel is stepping aside to run for the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors. Acuff’s professional background is in law, science, public policy and public health. She says she wants to make sure Albemarle County Schools continue to produce excellent results in on-time graduation rates, workforce preparation and the development of academic challenges.