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School administrator

Bonnie Bigsby Ellison, American school administrator. Achievements include design of creator of symbol of education for democratic societies international educational flag. Named Educator of Month, Texas School Business Magazine, 1981, Today's Woman, San Antonio Light Newspaper, 1982; recipient Professional Achievement award, Texas School Public Relations Association, 1987.

Background

Ellison, Bonnie Bigsby was born on May 15, 1943 in Kirksville, Missouri, United States. Daughter of Edgar Lorenz and Roberta (Phelps) Bigsby.

Education

BJ, University Missouri, 1965.

Career

With Public Relations Division University Missouri Rolla., 1965, ABC-television and KOCO-television, Oklahoma City, 1963—1965, Station KIOX, Bay Cit, 1965—1968, Pitluk Advertising Agency, 1972—1973. Public information director Northside Indiana School District, San Antonio, since 1973. Executive director School Business Community Partners, Northside Information Systems Development, 1995, Northside Education Foundation, 1995.

Achievements

  • Achievements include design of creator of symbol of education for democratic societies international educational flag.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Internal Communications-Basic School Public Relations Guide, 1980, School Finance Kit: You Can Win at the Polls. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member hispanic outreach Alamo Council Boy Scouts American, 1987. Member publicity committee American Heart Association, 1982. Publicity chairman 5th District Texas Parent-Teachers Association, 1983.

Member of National School Public Relations Association (president Texas chapter 1979, president 1984-1985), International Association Business Communicators (vice president San Antonio chapter 1981).

Connections

Married Donald Richard Ellison, August 29, 1965 (divorced October 1986). Children: Sims Edgar, Kyle Richard.

father:
Edgar Lorenz Bigsby

mother:
Roberta (Phelps) Bigsby

spouse:
Donald Richard Ellison

children:
Sims Edgar Ellison

Kyle Richard Ellison