New Board Member, Beth Boxley, joins NCMC’s Foundation

Elizabeth “Beth” Boxley, Media Specialist and Senior Language Arts instructor at Princeton Jr.-Sr. High School, has been nominated as a new member of the NCMC Foundation Board of Directors.

Boxley is also an adjunct instructor at North Central Missouri College teaching Speech Communications. Her extra-curricular duties include coaching Princeton’s Scholar Bowl team and acting as the advisor for the National Honor Society; which includes all homecoming festivities, annual book fair, blood drive, and educational field trips as well as other philanthropic endeavors. 

A native from Marion, Iowa, she moved to Princeton in 1990 after graduating from Truman State University with a B.A. in English, a B.S.E. in Education, and multiple classes in Chinese from Taiwan Normal University in Taipei, Taiwan. In 1994, she earned an M.A. in English from Northwest Missouri State University and began teaching upper-level classes including night classes for NCMC at the Bethany campus. She has been nominated to fill a three-year term on the Board, which consists of 22 members from various communities in north central Missouri. It is expected that Boxley will formally join the Board at its August meeting.

Teresa J. Cross, Director of the NCMC Foundation, comments, “I am excited to have Beth Boxley join our Board of Directors. As a high school educator, she understands the important role community colleges play for high school students in our area.  She has extensive experience as an educator. Beth’s input regarding dual credit and the needs of our area high school students will be very valuable to us.” 

Boxley and her husband Tod, live on a farm west of Princeton with their two sons: Hunter, who will be a freshman at State Technical College of Missouri in August, and Logan, who will be a sophomore at Princeton. She is an active member of the Princeton United Methodist Church and her local P.E.O. Chapter BY. She also serves on the Grundy Electric Nominating Committee as well as the Princeton R-V School Improvement Team. Beth enjoys reading, music, swimming, photography, and spending time with her family and friends.