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Directory of Ambassadors: James Hill
James Hill
James G. Hill
Member Since 1999

French Camp, Mississippi

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Biographical Information:

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 harpsichords 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. He is a Master Volunteer Astronomer for the National Park Service.


Past Events Hosted By This Ambassador:

Greenlee Elementary Field Trip
Rainwater Observatory

Astronomy Volunteer in Park
Cedar Breaks National Monument

Rust College Enrichment Program
Rust College

Miss. Meteorologists Assn Meeting
Rainwater Observatory

Career Night
West Point Elementary School

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