Mr. Turner is sponsored by the Catholic Tuition Support Organization
Jim Turner earned his masters degree in U.S. History from the University of Arizona in 1999 at the age of fifty. He became a historian for the Arizona Historical Society in 2001, where he co-authored "The Arizona Story," a fourth grade Arizona history textbook. He retired in 2009 to write "Arizona: A Celebration of the Grand Canyon State." In June, 2015, Jim traveled from the top of the Rockies to the Sea of Cortez to write "The Mighty Colorado: From the Glaciers to the Gulf." He is currently writing a book about Crater Lake, Oregon.