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Kent School Board seeks applicants for vacant board position

The Kent School District is taking applications from anyone interested in replacing Bill Boyce for the District No. 4 position on the Kent School Board.

Candidates must live in District 4, which covers much of the East Hill and part of Covington. A map of the District 4 boundaries can be viewed on the school district website at http://www.kent.k12.wa.us. Candidates can apply online or by calling the superintendent’s office at 253-373-7701 for an application packet.

Deadline for applications is 4 p.m. Friday, June 15.

Boyce announced his resignation May 23 to devote more time to his new position on the Kent City Council. Boyce will serve until the board fills his position in late June.

The board will appoint a replacement for Boyce, whose term expires on 2013. The board plans to interview candidates at a public meeting on June 26 and announce its selection that same night.

The appointed candidate will take the oath of office at the June 27 board meeting.

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