Teen Makes Three On Kent BOE Ballot For November

There will be a contested election for two seats on the board of education. Incumbents Brian Kirby, 53, and Bryan Williams, 47, are being challenged by teenager Nivek Johnson. Kirby and Williams filed their papers within hours of one another on January 5, while 18-year-old Johnson filed two hours before the deadline on January 11. All three will appear on the general election ballot in November.