Nolan, Wayton, Zuppa win seats on Upper Freehold Regional school board

Three incumbent members of the Upper Freehold Regional School District Board of Education have been re-elected to three-year terms.

The board oversees the operation of the Newell Elementary School, the Stone Bridge Middle School and Allentown High School.

Of the school board’s nine members, seven are residents and representatives of Upper Freehold Township and two are residents and representatives of Allentown. Candidates appear on the election ballot in the municipality they seek to represent.

On Nov. 3, Patrick Nolan of Upper Freehold, Michael Zuppa of Upper Freehold and Kurt Wayton of Allentown ran unopposed for terms that will run from January 2021 through December 2023.

As of Nov. 13, according to results posted online by the Monmouth County Clerk’s Office, Zuppa received 3,305 votes in Upper Freehold, Nolan received 3,283 votes in Upper Freehold and Wayton received 842 votes in Allentown.

The results are unofficial and will remain unofficial until they have been certified by the county.

Nolan, who is serving as board president in 2020, is a portfolio strategist for BlackRock. He joined the board in 2011.

Wayton is a public school teacher in West Windsor and coaches cross country and track and field at the Hun School of Princeton. He joined the board in 2015.

Zuppa works for a family winery from California. He joined the board in 2018.