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New Human Relations Coordinator Selected for Hopkins County Schools 

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky.  (01/16/2015) – The Hopkins County School System has officially announced the filling of the Human Relations Coordinator position.

Roneshia Clark Evans has been selected Human Relations Coordinator for Hopkins County Schools.

“I am very pleased to make this announcement,” said Superintendent Linda Zellich. “Mrs. Evans has exemplary credentials and a background in counseling. She also is very familiar with our community.”

Evans most recently served as enrollment coordinator and adjunct professor for Lindsey Wilson College in Madisonville. She previously was Bosse House coordinator for YWCA Evansville, crisis counselor for Family Advocacy Center and residence life coordinator for University of Southern Indiana.

Evans, a Madisonville native and Hopkins County Central graduate, started her new position on Thursday, Jan. 15.

“I am very excited about joining the team at the Board of Education,” she said. “My core beliefs of integrity, education and equality are what attracted me to this position. I am eager to get started and work in the school system where I received my great beginnings."

Duties of the human relations coordinator position include assisting the district in crafting a shared vision to create new opportunities for the community; assisting with student affairs with an emphasis on programming for the needs of gap students; developing further the recruitment program for multicultural teaching candidates; and serving as an ombudsman in human relations issues.

Evans earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from University of Southern Indiana, and her master’s degree in education and human counseling from Lindsey Wilson College. She is pursuing a doctorate in counseling education and supervision from University of the Cumberlands.

She is a member of the American Counseling Association and the Family Advocacy Center board. She has been active in Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Evansville and is owner of ICING on the CAKE party and event planning, which provides a party at no cost to a needy child each month.

Information provided by the Hopkins County School System
Posted byJ.L. Graham
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