University School of Jackson

Board of Trustees

2018-2019

Chairman: James Kirkland
Vice Chairman
Secretary: Lee Driver
Treasurer: John Whybrew

Members:

Sonia Boyapati
Caroline Campbell
Jennifer Craig
Brian Dougan
Matt Fite
Anita Hamilton
Darrell King
Bethany Lawrence
Geoffrey Lindley
Ryan Porter
Michelle Prince
James Robinson
Ashby Scott
Kathryn Tucker
Jeff Watlington
John Whybrew

Robert G. Lamons, President
Jerry D. Kizer, Jr., Vice President
Bill Ennis, Treasurer
Martha Truell, Secretary
Robert E. Alderson
Harbert Alexander
Bruce Bledsoe
Brenda Bruhn
Cole Dowsley
J. Woody Forbes
Charles S. Foster
Charles A. Jackson
Ron Kirkland
Phyllis Maley
John E. McCutchen
Martha W. Sharpe
Gordon Sipes
Matt Thomson
Hunter Welles

1987-1988 Robert G. Lamons
1988-1990 Jerry Kizer
1990-1991 Buster Ferguson
1991-1992 David Fite
1992-1993 Carl Kirkland
1993-1995 Carolyn Epps
1995-1997 Jim Campbell
1997-2000 Richard Fite
2000-2001 Tom Reed
2001-2004 Gary Taylor
2004-2006 John Burleson
2006-2008 Charlie Garrett
2008-2010 Dale Thomas
2010-2012 Anita Hamilton
2012-2014 Steve Maroney
2014-2016 Richard Ayers
2016- John New

1987-1989 Kim Barton
1989-1993 Verne Hawes
1993 James Vaught
1993-1994 Carolyn Epps*
1994-2001 Don Coffey
2001-2006 Steve Maloan
2006-2007 Don Coffey*
2007-2013 Clay Lilienstern
2013-Stuart Hirstein
*denotes interim position

Robert Alderson
Bill Ennis
Carl Kirkland
Jerry Kizer
John McCutchen
Tom Reed
Gordon Sipes
Hunter Welles

For More Information

Stuart Hirstein
Head of School

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Melissa Zerfoss
Assistant to the Head of School and Director of Summer Programs

[email protected]

NEWS

USJ Kicks-off Phase I of New Campus Master Plan with Lower School Playground Groundbreaking

05/21/2019

On Monday, May 20, 2019, University School of Jackson kicked off the beginning of Phase I of their Campus Master Plan with the groundbreaking of the Lower School playgrounds. Students, wearing USJ hard hats, joined together behind the Lower School to watch and cheer as a group of their peers shoveled the...

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USJ Approves FieldTurf® for Football Field; Increases Imagine More Campaign Goal to $5 Million

05/17/2019

When the Bruins step out under the Friday night lights this fall, they will be returning to a newly renovated turf field. The USJ Board of Trustees has approved a project to install FieldTurf® on the football field as part of the on-going Master Plan improvements and Imagine More...

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USJ Middle School Math Team participated in the UTM Middle School Math Competition

04/12/2019

The USJ Middle School Math Teams participated in the 2019 Middle School Mathematics Contest held at the University of Tennessee at Martin on Thursday, April 11. There were approximately 240 middle school students from thirteen schools in the Memphis and West Tennessee area competing for math honors. Team members representing USJ for each...

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USJ Announces New Athletic Director and Assistant Athletic Director

04/02/2019

The University School of Jackson is pleased to announce Michael Stroup has been named the Athletic Director for the Bruins. Michael has served as the USJ Head Football Coach since 2017 and will continue in that role along with his new duties. USJ’s Strength and Conditioning Coach, Nick Stamper,...

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