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Grayson College Board Member Ralph Jones receives Denison's Moving Forward Award
By Rhea Bermel, Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator - Grayson College
May 10, 2018
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Denison -- The city of Denison presented Grayson College Board Member Ralph Jones with its inaugural Moving Forward Award Monday night.

“We could not be who we are without volunteers,” City of Denison Mayor Jared Johnson said. “This award is given to someone who is extraordinary in what they are doing.”

Denison Mayor Jared Johnson presenting Grayson College Board Member Ralph Jones with the Moving Forward Award Monday night.

Jones said he does not even have words to express what receiving the award means to him.

“Ralph Jones has been on our Grayson College Board of Trustees since 1969 and has continued to serve in that capacity since then,” Johnson said. “The fact is that for 48 years you have served so selflessly and with such high energy. You’ve taken your banking industry skillset and you’ve poured it into thousands of students that are in high schools all over this community, that will benefit from your work when they arrive to campus next year, that their kids and perhaps grandchildren one day will benefit from the work that you and others have done.”

“I’m incredibly proud of the work of Ralph Jones,” Grayson College President Jeremy McMillen said. “His legacy of leadership for the youth of Denison will serve as a benchmark for years to come. His service to the college and dedication to student success is appreciated.”

Ralph Jones with his wife, children and grandson after receiving the Moving Forward Award from the City of Denison Monday night.

For more information contact Rhea Bermel, Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator: bermelr@grayson.edu or 903.744.0206