Randy Dorn – the music, the man and WASL

  • Jerry Cornfield
  • Monday, February 9, 2009 8:26am
  • Local News

Some may think Randy Dorn marches to the beat of a different drummer. If so, it might be because he’s got his I-Pod on.

As Herald Writer Kaitlin Manry discovered, the state schools chief counts on a bit of Aretha and Rocky to make it through the day..

From her profile in Sunday’s edition::

OLYMPIA — Every morning as he drives to work, Randy Dorn listens to Aretha Franklin belt out “Respect,” Billy Ocean sing “When the Going Gets Tough” and “Gonna Fly Now,” the theme from “Rocky.”

Then he bounds up the steps to the old Capitol building and sets to work changing education in Washington.

For the full story – including Dorn on the end of WASL and the search for funding – go here.

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