District 73 seeks applicants for board vacancy

Hawthorn Elementary District 73 is seeking candidates to fill a vacancy on the school board.

The opening was created with the resignation of Julie Simpson - who was elected April 4 but has not been sworn in to the office - for personal reasons. The appointment will be effective June 15 and run through April 2025.

Candidates must be at least 18 and be a resident of Illinois and District 73 for at least one year. Visit for complete requirements and an application, or pick one up at the district office, 841 West End Court, Vernon Hills.

Submit the application with a resume to Jessica Flores, or deliver it in person. The deadline is 4 p.m. Friday, May 12.

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