Oak Lawn-Hometown School District 123 congratulates incumbents Peter DeRousse, Jay Lurquin and Brian Nichols, as well as newcomer Jackie Lichter on their successful campaigns to serve as members of the District 123 Board of Education. Each will begin a four-year term and take the oath of office on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 after the Cook County Board of Elections provides official election results. The meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Oak Lawn-Hometown Middle School.
The current Board of Education and new members will also be participating in a Meet & Greet, next Tuesday, April 11th at 6:30pm at Oak Lawn-Hometown Middle School
“The District 123 mission is Learning Today for a Successful Tomorrow. We look forward to continuing our journey and partnership with Peter, Jay and Brian, and are excited to welcome Jackie to the Board as well. Together we will continue to help provide for and ensure future success for all District 123 students and schools,” said Dr. Paul J. Enderle, District 123 Superintendent.
District 123 also thanks Richard Mason, outgoing member, for his continued service to the Oak Lawn-Hometown community. Mason has served on the District 123 Board of Education for the past 9 years, most recently as President.
“There is no greater contribution to the children in our community than to serve as a local school board member. Over the past nine years, Mr. Mason has exemplified this role by remaining an informed, engaged, and committed school board member. He has been an absolute pillar of leadership for our students, staff, and families alike. It has been a great honor and privilege to serve our school community together with Mr. Mason,” – said Enderle.
Current school board members include Theresa Roche, Julie Misner and Jennifer Fortier.