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school administrator

Jimmy Verdell Scales, American school administrator. Recipient Outstanding Young Man American award, United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1971, Outstanding Young Man Oklahoma award, Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1977, Civic Leader award, Set Club, 1983.

Background

Scales, Jimmy Verdell was born on September 25, 1943 in Idabel, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Walter Scales and Lodiska (Young) Scales Spagner.

Education

Bachelor of Science, East Central University, 1966. Master of Education, East Central University, 1969.

Career

Teacher, coach Okmulgee Public School, Oklahoma, 1966—1971. Athletic director Northeast High School, Oklahoma City, 1971—1974. Assistant principal John Marshall High School, 1974—1977.

Principal Millwood Junior-Senior High School, 1977—1985, McLain High School, Tulsa, since 1985.

Religion

The Gospel of Christ shows the essential steps that one must take to attain the goal of salvation.

Politics

Working in partnership with different Christian denominations allows influencing public policy more effectively.

Views

People are called to love God not only with their hearts, but also with their minds. All things should be considered through the light of reason. In order to do that, it is necessary to become aware of different points of view and be able to develop critical thinking in relation to any political or social problem.

Membership

Active member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Oklahoma City, since 1977, Young Men’s Christian Association, Oklahoma City, since 1979. Treasurer Oklahoma Curriculum Improvement Commission, 1979—1984. Board directors Management Academy, Stillwater, Oklahoma, 1981—1984.

Vice-chairman, secretary Oklahoma Commission Children and Youth, Oklahoma City, 1982—1984. Board directors Oklahoma State School Board, since 1984. Member of National Association State Boards Education (national program committee member since 1984), Oklahoma Association Secondary Principals, Association Curriculum Development, National Association Secondary School Principals.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Fishing, jogging.

Connections

Married Cynthia Sherrilyn Gray, February 7, 1980. 1 child Jimmy V.

father:
Walter Scales Spagner

mother:
Lodiska (Young) Scales Spagner

spouse:
Cynthia Sherrilyn Gray