City: Elk, WA
Education: Graduated from Riverside High School in Chattaroy in 1996. Earned a technical degree from the Universal Technical Institute in Phoenix in 1998. Attended Washington State University taking classes in criminal justice but did not receive a degree.
Political experience: Planned to run for Legislative District 7 this year, but dropped out for personal reasons.
Work experience: Currently works as a bus servicer for Spokane Transit. Has previously worked as a corrections officer in the Whitman County Jail in Colfax and as a firefighter and EMT in Garfield.
Family: Married. Has three stepchildren (all three of whom have attended or are attending schools in the Riverside School District).
Scott Ellsworth was a student in the Riverside School District for 13 years, and now he wants to help improve it, which is why he said he is running for a seat on the Riverside School Board. Ellsworth’s history with the school district precedes his education. For over 30 years, his father worked in the school district. Now his youngest son attends Riverside High School.