Current Rich Township High School District 227 School Board President Betty Owens received a big boost in her re-election campaign from former state Representative Robin Kelly. Kelly is the current Democratic nominee in the upcoming special election on April 9th to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress. This endorsement is very pivotal for Owens, as District 227 is in the 2nd congressional district, and Kelly was the former State Rep of this same district show she knows the candidate Betty Owens well.
Owens has an over 30 year career in education that includes serving as the principal of 3 different schools for 17 years and 7 years as assistant superintendent.
Owens was elected to the Board of Education in Rich Township High School District 227, where she has served for 8 years.