Candidate Profile
Scott Henry

Non-Partisan , Texas

Biography

Name
Scott Henry
Party
Non-Partisan
Race
Cypress-Fairbanks ISD School Board, Position 6
Incumbent
No
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Panel Rating

Somewhat Conservative Information icon

Endorsements

Conservatives

2
Conservative Coalition of Harris County TX, Harris County Republican Party
 

Selected Financial Source Documents

Campaign Finance Report - period of 7/17/2021 through 9/23/2021
 

Other Information

Party Primary Election Voting History for Scott Alan Henry during time of residence in district and/or at current address:
  • 2020 Party Primary: Republican
  • Voted in 4 Republican Primaries 2008-2016
**Voter history is not considered during panel evaluations.

Questionnaire

Please note: Responses are entered electronically by the candidate and are listed verbatim.

Right to Life

Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.

Strongly Agree   

Abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, should not be a resource for instruction or services in the school.

Strongly Agree   


Economy

Taxpayer-funded public education should be guaranteed through college.

Disagree   

Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system.

Strongly Agree   

School districts should be able to use taxpayer money for lobbying the state legislature.

Strongly Agree   

iVoterGuide Notes:
  • iVoterGuide Note: After the voter guide was published, candidate notified iVoterGuide that the intended answer to this question should have been 'Strongly Disagree'.

Religious Liberty

School districts should not discriminate against individuals, organizations or small businesses because of their belief that marriage is only a union of one man and one woman.

Strongly Agree   

At school, students should be able to speak freely and civilly about matters of conscience and faith, including Christianity.

Strongly Agree   

Students should not be allowed to pray in school.

Strongly Agree   

iVoterGuide Notes:
  • iVoterGuide Note: After the voter guide was published, candidate notified iVoterGuide that the intended answer to this question should have been 'Strongly Disagree'.

Education

What is the function of the local school board?

The role of the trustee is to be an advocate for the student and the parent on the board and provide sage advice to as how to school system should run and budget for each year.

Who should have the authority to set curriculum and determine resources used in those curricula?

The parents, administrators, teachers and school board should all have a hand in determining the curriculum for the district.

Please list in order the following priorities in relation to the role of a K-12 public school (omitting any that do not apply): Mathematics, Information Technology, Science, Political Activism, Personal Finances, Gender Identity, Physical Fitness, American History, Critical Race Theory, Language Arts, Art & Music, Vocational Learning, Sexuality, Foreign Language, Social Emotional Learning

Mathematics Science Information Technology American History Language Arts Art & Music Vocational Learning Personal Finances

Our state should participate in the nationwide Common Core standards for high-school graduation.

Strongly Agree   

iVoterGuide Notes:
  • iVoterGuide Note: After the voter guide was published, candidate notified iVoterGuide that the intended answer to this question should have been 'Strongly Disagree'.

Schools should use Social Emotional Learning (SEL) curriculum and resources to teach emotions, values, and relationships.

Strongly Disagree   

I support the teaching of the 1619 Project emphasizing slavery and racism as the foundation of American history.

Strongly Disagree   

When students are taught courses such as Comprehensive Sex Ed (CSE) or Social Emotional Learning (SEL), they must opt-in with written parental permission.

Strongly Agree   

Parents are the ultimate authority in their child’s education and should be able to freely pursue whatever educational options they deem best for their child.

Strongly Agree   


Values

No school official should be involved in the sexual transitioning of a student. All issues on this subject should be referred to the parents of the student.

Strongly Agree   

Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality that is necessary for our system of limited government.

Strongly Agree   

Teachers should not use alternative names and pronouns without parental permission.

Strongly Agree   

Therapy to help children turn from unwanted same-sex attraction or gender dysphoria should be banned.

Strongly Agree   

I support allowing students to use public restrooms, showers, and changing rooms, and to participate in athletic competition based on the gender with which they identify instead of biological sex.

Strongly Disagree   

No healthcare diagnosis or treatment, whether mental, reproductive, or otherwise, should be given to a child without first receiving written consent from the parent.

Strongly Agree   

Who is responsible for teaching sexual education to children, and what is the appropriate age when it should be taught?

Parents are untimely responsible and best suited to handle these discussions. It should be based on the child's maturity but generally around the age of 12-14.

If you support the teaching of Sex Ed, please answer the following question: Sexual education should include these topics (list all that apply and add your own, if needed) -- Physical and emotional health outcomes; contraceptive methods; consent; abstinence; sexual orientation and gender identity; human anatomy/the reproductive system; abortion methods and side effects; stages of pregnancy and fetal development; sex acts and pleasures of sex

(Did not answer)

Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a born again Christ follower who loves the Lord and attends a local church with my family.


Qualifications

Why are you running for this office?

Attending the September school board meeting I began to consider running. I attended to voice my concern about CRT in Cy-Fair. The Board members all found out about our intentions and stacked the public at the meeting. This helped pushed me to run and hold this board accountable.

A candidate's personal moral values should not be relevant when considering a candidacy for elective office.

Strongly Agree   

iVoterGuide Notes:
  • iVoterGuide Note: After the voter guide was published, candidate notified iVoterGuide that the intended answer to this question should have been 'Disagree'.

Which of the 11 objectives specified in the Texas Education Code is your highest priority?

Parents will be full partners with educators in the education of their children.

What books have had the most profound impact on your view of life?

The bible by far has changed my life for the better and I read it every day.

What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?

Attending public school as a child and seeing my children

Considering all issues (social, economic, national security, etc.), which of these best describes you?

Conservative   

Please defend your answer to the previous question by referencing your publicly available track record.

In my current position on the MUD board, I ensure we as directors we are being fiscally responsible with the taxpayers money.

Have you ever been convicted of a felony or been penalized for sexual misconduct? If so, please explain.

No

Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?

(Did not answer)


2nd Amendment

Teachers who are licensed to carry should be allowed to carry guns at school.

Strongly Agree   


Other Important Issues

Do you support mandatory vaccinations for children attending public school?

This is a parents choice


Background

Education
  • Abilene Christian University
  • Newman Smith High School
Work & Military
  • 20 years of software management experience
  • 8 years of IT management experience
Affiliations
  • Stablewood Farms HOA, Vice President
  • Boy Scouts of America, Treasurer
  • West Houston Church of Christ, Deacon
Offices
  • MUD Director, Held 1.5
 

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