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Mr. Ben Jones
PO Box 266
Sterling, KS  67579
(620) 278-6063 (cell)

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  • Represents the following school districts in central Kansas, District 7
  • First term on State Board:  2019.
  • Committee Assignments: Kansas Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom, State Board's Communications Committee, Kansas Alliance for the Arts in Education, Kansas Master Teacher Selection Committee (Emporia State), liaison to the Kansas State School for the Blind
  • Sterling High School graduate, 2006
  • Attended Southwest Baptist University, Hutchinson Community College and Sterling College
  • Director of Discipleship and Outreach for Lyons First United Methodist Church

Mr. Jones is a board member of Family Community Theatre in Hutchinson, former co-chair of Council of Church Ministries at First United Methodist Church in Lyons, and former vice president of the Board of Directors at Rice County Historical Society. He also serves on the Jones Institute for Educational Excellence Advisory Board.

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Peggy Hill

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