Jack Moore is 2018 Distinguished Citizen

Jack Moore led efforts to restore the Shiloh School buildings on Balls Neck.

The Northumberland Association for Progressive Stewardship (NAPS) recently selected Jack Moore to receive the 2018 Northumberland Distinguished Citizen Award.

The formal presentation will occur at the NAPS annual Fall Social from 4-7 p.m. October 13 at the Bay Quarter Shores Community Clubhouse, Heathsville, reported NAPS president Mike Ahart.

Moore’s contributions to Northumberland County include his leadership restoring and preserving the two historically significant one-room Shiloh School buildings on Balls Neck which had provided public education to local students for 45 years. The original 1884 schoolhouse was replaced by a larger structure in 1906. The 1906 school is a registered National and Virginia Landmark. Moore is president of Northumberland Preservation Inc. (NPI) which owns the properties.

Moore also has been involved in other community activities. In 2016, he and his wife, Susan, received Rappahannock Community College’s annual Chancellor’s Award. He served on the founding board of the Northern Neck Land Conservancy, is on Wicomico Parish Church’s vestry and is a long-standing supporter of the Northumberland Family YMCA, the Northumberland Public Library and NAPS…