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Margaret F. Jones
Margaret F. Jones

Margaret F. Jones came to Lake Erie College from Nassau, Bahamas and graduated in 1977 with a bachelor of arts degree in equestrian studies with a special certificate in horsemanship.

She spent the winter term of her junior year in Belvoir Vale, England at an equestrian center. Although riding was her main athletic sport, she was also a member of the varsity field hockey team for three years. As a student, she was dorm head of College Hall, a board member of the Student Association of Self Government and vice president and president of the riding club.

As a senior, Jones was selected for both the Prix de Ville Dressage Team and the Prix de Ville Jumping Team. She returned to Lake Erie College for one year as an instructor in the equestrian program.

Since 1983, Jones has been co-owner of Sanmar Farm, Culpeper, Virginia, buying, selling, teaching and training hunters and jumpers. In 1987, she represented the Bahamian Equestrian Federation at the Pan American Games. She continues to be very active in the equestrian world, as well as enjoying scuba diving, skiing, tennis and swimming.

Lake Erie College and the Hall of Fame Committee recognized Margaret F. Jones as an inductee into the Athletic Hall of Fame on April 16, 1991.