Precinct 201-Lightfoot Elementary School
Lightfoot Elementary School was named for Isabella Lightfoot. In the 1880s Mrs. Lightfoot taught African American children in the living room of Chester Lewis, grandfather of Edna Lewis. Mrs. Lightfoot continued to teach in Orange County into the 1930s. Mr. Lewis was one of the founding trustees of Bethel Baptist Church.
Rebecca Coleman is a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother deeply rooted in her church and community here in Orange where her family has lived for over two hundred years. She attended Orange County Public Schools in the era of segregation, and she is a graduate of the American School in Chicago, Illinois. Rebecca also has an Associate Degree from Piedmont Community College in Charlottesville. Rebecca, interested in her community and how it functions, attends meetings about local, state and national politics to educate herself as well as others.
Bruce Monroe was born and raised in the Little Petersburg community of Orange County. He attended Orange County schools and is a graduate of Orange County High School. Bruce volunteered for military service with the United States Air Force, retiring with more than 30 years of service. He is also a retired civilian aircraft technician at the Department of Defense. He earned a business degree at Piedmont Virginia Community College. In recent years, he has worked to help disenfranchised individuals restore their voting rights. Bruce is a loving husband, father and grandfather.