East High Sophomore Appointed to State Board

A sophomore from Sioux City East High School is the newest member of the state Board of Education. Governor Terry Branstad appointed Hannah Rens to a non-voting, two year term.

The Governor praised Rens' community involvement, including her civic and extra-curricular activities, saying they show she has the leadership needed to serve on the state board.

The board works with the state education department, providing oversight and support for public schools across Iowa.