Works’s work draws praise

Long-time school board member Joe Works was recognized Monday by USD 258 Board of Education.
Works is leaving the school board this year.

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February 11, 2020 - 11:13 AM

Humboldt USD 258 Board of Education member Joe Works receives recognition from Superintendent Kay Lewis for his 20 years of service on the school board. Photo by Trevor Hoag / Iola Register

HUMBOLDT —  An emotional Joe Works ended his 20-year tenure Monday on the Humboldt USD 258 Board of Education.

“Education is very important and Humboldt does a lot of things very well,” said Works, owner of B&W Trailer Hitches, who was recognized for his service at Monday’s board meeting. “It is great for the city and the community to be known as a community with a great school.

“I applaud all of you for grabbing the torch and carrying on,” Works added, and with a bit of emotion in his voice wished the current board good luck.

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