Azle resident Laura Forkner Pritchett is joining a crowd of candidates for a seat on the Tarrant County College board of trustees.

Pritchett, 52, recently filed to run for TCC District 4, which includes West Fort Worth, Azle, Haslet, Watauga, North Richland Hills and Haltom City. She is challenging incumbent Bill Greenhill and joins candidates Jack Reynolds and Larry Dale Carpenter Jr.

Election Day is May 6. Early voting begins April 24 and ends May 2. The last day to register to vote is April 6.

Pritchett is a Tarrant County Republican precinct chair. She is a sales professional who earned her bachelor’s degree in international studies and political science from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota. She also studied international management at the University of St. Thomas.

The District 5 seat on the TCC board also is slated for the May ballot. Trustees are elected to four-year terms and serve in single-member districts.

Candidates have until Feb. 17 to file for a place on the ballot.

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Jacob Sanchez is an enterprise reporter for the Fort Worth Report. His work has appeared in the Temple Daily Telegram, The Texas Tribune and the Texas Observer. He is a graduate of St. Edward’s University....