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James Hill


Ambassador Since 1999

French Camp, Mississippi 39745
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Biographical Information:


Photo of Ambassador James Hill James Hill recently retired as Director of the Rainwater Observatory & Planetarium in French Camp, Mississippi. He has been "doing" astronomy since he built his first telescope in 1953. Jim is married, has 4 grown children, and is now working on grandchildren. He plays violin and viola and builds harpsichrods and restores pipe organs for a hobby.


Jim taught at the 2001 Mississippi Governor's School. He is the recipient of the 2001 Thomas Brennan Award from the Astronomical Society of the Pacific for Astronomy Education. He was selected a Mississippi STAR teacher five times.


Past events hosted by this Ambassador:

Memphis Mineeral & Archeological Society

Noprth Pontotoc High School
French Camp

Starkville Girl Scouts
Good Lite Baptist church

Summer Reading Program
Eudora Welty Library

Victory Christian School
Rainwater Observatory


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