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Ursula Ruth Jones

Ursula Ruth Jones, American health educator, consultant. Certified teacher, Mississippi; registered Emergency Medical Technician. Recipient Outstanding Volunteer award American Red Cross, 1979, 80, 81, Outstand Dedication award American Red Cross, 1987, Devotion in Teaching award American Red Cross, 1989, Lifesaver award American Cancer Society, 1988, 89, Outstanding Achievement in Drug Prevention award DREAM of Mississippi, 1990.


  • Jones, Ursula Ruth was born on August 22, 1950 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Southern Mississippi, 1972. Emergency Medical Technician, Pearl River Junior College, 1977. Master of Science, University Southern Mississippi, 1981.


    • Teacher physical education Hattiesburg (Mississippi) Public Schools, 1972-1979, teacher life science, 1978-1979, coach, 1974-1991, teacher elementary health/drug education, 1979-1991, teacher English, 1992-1994, teacher health, 1994-1998. Finance secretary Dream of Hattiesburg, since 1999. Sports photographer Hattiesburg Public Schools, 1975-1977, drug education coordinator, 1979-1991.

      Drug education consultant University Southern Mississippi, 1980-1982, 90. Workshop leader, since 1972.

    Major achievements

    • Certified teacher, Mississippi. Registered Emergency Medical Technician.


    • Editor/contributor: (handbook) A Drug Education Syllabus, 1974. Editor/contributor/photographer (calendar) Hattiesburg Area History Society Calendar, 1977-1986. Editor/contributor: Handbook for Teachers: Substance Abuse, 1984.

      Contributor: Teaching the Law to Mississippi Students from Kindergarten through Sixth Grade, 1991.


    Charter member, photographer Hattiesburg Area History Society, since 1973. Member Hattiesburg Zoological Society, since 1992. Life member Girl Scouts United States of America.

    Member University Southern Mississippi Alumni (life), National Peer Helpers Association, Alpha Delta Kappa (chaplain since 1974), Delta Kappa Gamma.



    Photography, writing, doll collecting, yard work.


    • Daughter of A J and Ruth Jacqueline (Polk) J.
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    Born August 22, 1950
    (age 67)