Shannon J. Cox, 48, of 111 Ashland Ave., has filed for re-election to the Winchester Board of Commissioners. He was first elected in 1998 and has served in the position since he was re-elected in 2000.
A graduate of George Rogers Clark High School and the University of Kentucky, Cox has a master's degree from Easter Kentucky University. He currently teaches at GRC and previously taught at Clark Middle School and Conkwright Middle School. Cox is a member of the Kentucky, Clark County and National Education Associations.
He is an assistant football coach at GRC and has coached football at Conkwright and track at Clark Middle. Cox also formally coached baseball, tennis, track and girls' basketball at the high school.
Cox served as a board member of Winchester Little League Baseball for 17 years until his retirement and is a former member of the Winchester-Clark County Parks and Recreation Board. He is a certified official with the Kentucky High School Athletic Association and has officiated NCAA and NAIA baseball. Cox has umpired state championship baseball tournaments in several youth organizations. He has also served as a coach with Winchester Little League Baseball, Winchester Connie Mack Baseball and Prep Little League Basketball.