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Joan Esther Hric

Joan Esther Hric, American elementary education educator, writer. Recipient Editor's award The National Library Poetry in Best Poems of 1995, 1995, Faraway Places, 1995, Best Poems of 1997, Choice award Best Poems of Horizons, 1997, first place award The Quill, 1996,, 2nd place, 1995, others.


  • Hric, Joan Esther was born on January 27, 1951 in Highland, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Samuel Earl Douglas and Eileen Rose (Gibbs) Korte.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, University Missouri, 1991. Master of Arts in English, University Missouri, 1994. Certified writing, University Missouri, 1991.


    • Clerk typist Security Division Civil Service, Granite City Army Depot, Illinois, 1969-1971, steno clerk Eustis Directorate Fort Eustis, Virginia, 1974-1976, steno clerk Mapping Division St. Louis, 1982-1987, steno clerk Software Division, 1987-1988. Peripheral operator, junior section chief Dow Jones/The Wall Street Journal, Highland, Illinois, 1976-1977. Secretary leadership department Jewish Federation St. Louis, 1981-1982.

      Instructor English, Learning Center Jefferson College, Hillsboro, Missouri, 1994. Instructor English, Midlands Technology College, Columbia, South Carolina, 1994-1999, manager Writing Center, 1995-1999. Teacher computer technical Dutch Fork Middle School, Ballantine, South Carolina, 1998—2000.

      Technician State of Missouri Family Services, since 2001. Member English 100 Committee, Columbia, 1995-1998. Consultant Mediterranean Theatre of Operations Speciality Shop, Gaston, South Carolina, since 1995.


    • Author poems.


    Vice president Friends of the Gaston Library., 1996-1998. Member South Carolina Writing Centers Association, South Carolina Writers Workshop, Gaston Writers Circuit, Jefferson Missouri Writers Guild.


    • 1 child, Amanda Joanne Branham Albers. Married Raymond Joseph Hric, June 20, 1986.
    • father: Samuel Earl Douglas Korte
    • mother: Eileen Rose (Gibbs) Korte
    • spouse: Raymond Joseph Hric
    • child: Amanda Joanne Branham Albers Hric
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    Born January 27, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1991
      University Missouri
    • 1994
      University Missouri
    • 1991
      University Missouri
    • 1969 - 1971
      Clerk, typist Security Division Civil Service
      Illinois, United States
    • 1976 - 1977
      peripheral operator
      Highland, United Kingdom
    • 1981 - 1982
      secretary, leadership department Jewish Federation St. Louis
    • 1994
      instructor, English
      Hillsboro, Oregon, United States
    • 1994 - 1999
      instructor, English
      Columbia, Missouri, United States
    • 1998
      teacher, computer technical Dutch Fork Middle School
      Ballantine, Montana, United States
    • 2001
      technician State of Missouri Family Services
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