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Educational administrator

Robert Lee Boone, American educational administrator.

Background

Boone, Robert Lee was born on September 21, 1945 in Carthage, Mississippi, United States. Son of Burton and Betty (Johnson) Boone.

Education

Associate of Arts, Coahoma Junior College, 1965. Bachelor of Science, Jackson State University, 1967. Master of Education, Delta State University, 1973.

Career

Teacher Wilson Elementary School, Grenada, Mississippi, 1967—1968, Leake County Schools, Carthage, 1968—1973. Counselor Copiah County Schools, Crystal Springs, 1973—1981. Principal Hazlehurst High School, since 1981.

Religion

No one is less important than another, and no one can be thought of as unnecessary. Every single person is vital to God and to each of us.

Politics

Church members should educate themselves on the moral issues being debated in the public arena.

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

Member Leake County Democratic Committee, Carthage, 1968—1973, Star Advisory Board Adult Education, 1968—1971, Head Start, Friends of Children, 1970—1972. Member of National Education Association, Mississippi Association School Administrators, National Association Secondary School Principals, Hazlehurst Association Educators, Mississippi Association Educators, Jackson State University Alumni Association (vice president Copiah County chapter since 1984), Hazlehurst High School Athletic Booster, Hazlehurst High School Band Booster.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Fishing, reading.

Connections

Married Rita Watts Boone, December 18, 1976. Children: Kyoko, Marshand, Devin.

father:
Burton Boone

mother:
Betty (Johnson) Boone

spouse:
Rita Watts Boone

children:
Kyoko Boone

Marshand Boone

Devin Boone