Former City Manager Ray Beck named project director for new Catholic high school

Monday, August 20, 2007 | 10:39 p.m. CDT; updated 6:48 p.m. CST, Thursday, February 10, 2011

COLUMBIA — For 46 years, Ray Beck was a fixture in city government, spending more than 20 years as city manager before retiring in 2006. Now, Beck is lending his expertise to the efforts to create a regional Catholic high school in Columbia.