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John Bennett Roberts

John Bennett Roberts, American counselor. Licensed professional counselor, Virginia. President Damascus (Virginia) Citizens Club, 1974; elder Presbyterian Church; Member Virginia Counseling Association, Southwest Virginia Counseling Association (vice president), Virginia Career Counselors, Virginia Association College Counselors, Lions (president Abingdon 1980-1982).

Background

  • Roberts, John Bennett was born on April 18, 1935 in Abingdon, Virginia, United States. Son of Bert Alderson and Lillian Irene (Berry) Roberts.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Education, Emory and Henry College, 1957. Master of Arts, East Tennessee State University, 1966. Educational Specialist, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1980.

    Career

    • Teacher, coach Washington County School System, Abingdon, 1957-1963, principal, 1963-1964, assistant principal, 1964-1970. Director education Blue Ridge Job Corps, Marion, Virginia, 1970-1973. Counselor Virginia Highlands Community College, Abingdon, since 1973, professor emeritus.

      Private practice; regional representative student service Southwest region Virginia Community College System, Richmond, 1980-1988. Delegate, representative student services Virginia Community College Association, Richmond, since 1985.

    Major achievements

    • Licensed professional counselor, Virginia.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    President Damascus (Virginia) Citizens Club, 1974. Elder Presbyterian Church. Member Virginia Counseling Association, Southwest Virginia Counseling Association (vice president), Virginia Career Counselors, Virginia Association College Counselors, Lions (president Abingdon 1980-1982).

    Personality

    Interests

    Hiking, golf, swimming, square dancing.

    Connections

    • Married Peggy Ann Martin, June 8, 1958. Children: Lisa, John Bennett Junior, Lynne, Suzanne.
    • father: Bert Alderson Roberts
    • mother: Lillian Irene (Berry) Roberts
    • spouse: Peggy Ann Martin
    • children: Lisa Roberts
    • John Bennett Junior Roberts
    • Lynne Roberts
    • Suzanne Roberts
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    Born April 18, 1935
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