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Professor Ben Shelton was raised in Odessa, Texas. Following
high school graduation, he attended Southwest Texas State University. He worked in the oil field and built a house
near Blanco to help finance his education.
After graduating from college, Professor Shelton taught and coached at
Ector County Independent School District. He served in this capacity for two
Professor Shelton’s next career started with the insurance
industry. He started as a multi-lines
adjuster and after seven years he eventually became a Resident Manager. He left the insurance industry in order to
attend graduate school. He graduated
from Southwest Texas State University with his MPA in Political Science. Professor Shelton started teaching American Government
for Palo Alto College. Also, he started
teaching courses for St. Phillips College and Northwest Vista College. Later, he became Assistant City Manager for the
city of Castle Hills and then moved on to become City Manager of Kenedy.
Professor Shelton has been teaching at Coastal Bend College
since 2000 and was the Political Science Coordinator for ten years. His
interests include hunting, fishing, and traveling. Also, he still has an avid passion for
coaching Little League Baseball.