I have been contacted by a candidate in a school district that the School Superitendent's son is applying along with a few others. The situation is that the School Superintendent has possibly used his influence with the teachers and principal to assist his son's application. For example his son was given a Co-President's position in NHS (appointed by teachers) and also was appointed to Boys State when others may have been more qualified. The candidate who contacted me is attending Boys State because after the Superitendent's HS said they did not offer Boys State, candidate then contacted another American Legion applied and was chosen. The Superitendent's administration then decided they would appoint the Superitendent's son too! The question is how does the candidate handle this situation where he believes there is an apparent conflict of interest. Should he approach the School Board? Contact an attorney to file ethics charges? (probably a bit extreme) Or... BTW I am not the BGO for this candidate or school.