Jack Moore presented 2018 Distinguished Citizen Award

The Northumberland Association for Progressive Stewardship (NAPS) on November 4 presented the 2018 Northumberland Distinguished Citizen Award to Jack Moore during its annual fall social at the Bay Quarter Shores Community Clubhouse in Heathsville.

Rescheduled due to power outages caused by Tropical Storm Michael, “the event was well worth the wait,” said president Mike Ahart.

Moore began his speech on a note of humor: When hearing of the NAPS award, “My son expressed the view that my noted ability to take short snoozes was at last being recognized!”

Moore said he was “humbled” by the award and grateful for the opportunity to talk about his “favorite subject, the Shiloh Schools.” These historic one-room schoolhouses at the corner of Balls Neck and Shiloh School roads date back to the late 19th century.

Moore explained that the original…