Catherine Gale Dent Edit Profile
Student, University Missouri, 1971—1974. Student, University Missouri, 1991—2005. Student, Longview Community College, Lee's Summit, Missouri, 1975.
Student, Southwest Baptist University, Bolivar, Missouri, 1985. Bachelor in Liberal studies, Thomas Edison State College. Master of Science in Educational Counseling, Columbia State University, 1997.
Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Administration, Columbia State University, 1997. Master of Arts in Education, University of Phoenix, 2003.
Feature writer, reporter, Dent County Headliner, 1972-1974; accounting clerk, Association of Unity Churches, Unity Village, Missouri, 1974-1977; graphic artist, The Salem News, 1979; administrative assistant, Ozark Lead Company-Kennecott Corporation, Sweetwater, Missouri, 1979-1982; church organist, United Methodist Church, Salem, 1977-1997; music teacher, Salem, since 1983; substitute teacher, Salem R-80 School District, since 1991; owner, Dent LLC.
A member of a Christian Church should support all social initiatives having a purpose to maintain and strengthen well-being and progress of the whole community and its members.
Board directors Salem Arts Council, since 1984. Manager Salem Community Jazz Band, since 1985. Accompanist Salem Community Choir, since 1984, Salem R-80 School Systems Music Department, since 1990.
Director Temple Carillons Handbell Choir, Salem, 1985-1994. Secretary Vocational Education Advisory Committee, 1996-1999, 2000^. Organist United Methodist Church, Salem, 1977-1997, since 2006.
Member Salem Computer Club, Dent County History Society, Order Eastern Star, Order of Amaranth, Salem Rebekah Lodge, Fraternal Order of Eagles Ladies Auxiliary, International Order Rainbow for Girls (Grand Cross of Color 1968, supreme deputy 1998, supreme inspector 2006), Sorosis Club (president 1992-1993), Cosmopolitan Club (secretary 1994-1998, president since 1998), Phi Beta Museum.
1 son from previousmarriage, M. Cole Schafer. Married Hobart E. Porter, December 29, 1997.