Peoria School Board Picks Candidate For Vacancy
(Peoria, IL) -- The Peoria School Board has filled an empty Third District seat. The panel called the seven remaining applicants yesterday to announce their choice, Jon Bateman, a Richwoods High School graduate. Ex-board member Laura Petelle withdrew her name from the initial eight hopefuls. The school panel will vote on Bateman's selection at the August 11th board meeting and they'll also swear in the new board member the same day.