The Grand Island School Board is back to full strength as the board voted to have Carlos Barcenas to fill the vacancy after the death of school board member Todd Elsbernd.
Three candidates who interviewed for the seat was Barcenas, Molly Greer and Jay Wren. After a several questions, board members were complimentary of all three candidates.
Barcenas will be sworn in at the board's January meeting. He will serve the rest of Elsbernd's term until he can run for re-election in 2014.