Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Joplin NEA endorses Kimbrough for vacant school board position
Kimbrough and eight other candidates are scheduled to be an interviewed during a 7 p.m. Board of Education meeting today at the Administration Building at 32nd and Duquesne.
In a letter to the Board of Education, JNEA President Crystal Stokes wrote the following:
Please consider this letter an endorsement of Mr. Jim Kimbrough for the one-year position on the Joplin Schools Board of Education. Mr. Kimbrough has maintained a connection in the Joplin community for over 40 years. His dedication to the school district is strong. Mr. Kimbrough has been an advocate for education for our community and a strong supporter of students and teachers. On behalf of the Joplin National Education Association's local chapter, please consider our endorsement of Mr. Jim Kimbrough for the one-year position. Thank you.
Kimbrough, after serving three terms on the board, did not seek re-election in April.