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Friends and Neighbors: Dr. Elizabeth Owens

Kimball Public Schools hired a new superintendent, Dr. Elizabeth Owens, formerly of Virginia.

Her ancestors have been in Virginia for over 400 years. After growing up on a farm near the Appalachian Mountains in Virginia, Dr. Owens stayed close to home, working for the Virginia Department of Education in the Office of School Improvement, where she provided technical assistance to school districts to increase student achievement.

She was also superintedent of Grayson County Public Schools, also found in Virginia, for more than six years.

Earlier this summer, Dr. Owens and her husband were wel...