Press Release (11/11/20) for Swearing-In Ceremonies Announced for Elected Officials

November 11, 2020



Swearing-In Ceremonies Announced for Elected Officials


 Mr. Steve R. Benton, Sr. will be sworn in as Jackson County’s Superintendent of Schools on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 2:30 PM.  The ceremony will be held on the front lawn of the school board office located at 2903 Jefferson Street.  A reception for the officials will be held from 2:30 PM until 3:20 PM.  In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony and reception will be held at Madison Street Park. 


At 3:20 PM, Mr. Tony Pumphrey (District II School Board Member) and Mr. Stacey Goodson (District III School Board Member) will each be sworn-in for another four-year term.  This ceremony will be held in the school board meeting room.  The annual reorganization of the board meeting will begin at 3:30 PM, followed by the regular meeting at 4:00 PM.  The board meetings will continue to observe COVID/CDC guidelines and limited in-person access will be available.  A link to the live broadcast of the meetings will be available on the district website.