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S-OCS Board Candidate Forum Scheduled Tuesday, October 28

Staff Report

A public forum featuring candidates seeking election to the Spencer-Owen School Board will be held Tuesday, October 28 at Owen Valley Middle School.

Sponsored by the Spencer Owen Education Association, the event will begin at 7:00 p.m. and offer local residents an opportunity to hear from candidates, who will answer questions about their interest and desire to serve on the board.

Running for District 2 is incumbent Larry Hight and opponent Angela Amador. In District 3, candidate Amber Willen is unopposed to fill the seat of outgoing board president Tom Abrell. The seat for District 5 will feature a race between incumbent John “Jack” White, Timothy Martin, Lacy Merchant and Stephen Weaver.

Each candidate received a letter from the Association, also the S-OCS teachers union, and were provided with a list of questions that may be asked. Audience members will also be given an opportunity to ask questions and candidates will be given up to three minutes to respond. The forum is expected to last for approximately two hours.

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