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glassblower , Chemistry educator

David Christian Tucker, American chemistry educator, glassblower. Certified secondary teacher, Washington. Named to Teacher Honors Workshop American Telephone & Telegraph Company Bell Laboratories, 1984; grantee National Science Foundation; recipient Presidential award for excellence in science and mathematics teaching. 1986, National Exemplary award, 1986.

Background

Tucker, David Christian was born on October 24, 1944 in Spokane, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of William Dewey and Grace (Anderson) Tucker.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Washington State University, 1967. Master of Arts in Teaching Physical Science, Washington State University, 1969.

Career

Teacher science, Morton (Washington) High School, 1971; research assistant, Washington State University, Pullman, 1972; teacher science, Mount Baker High School, Deming, Washington, since 1973.

Achievements

  • Certified secondary teacher, Washington.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member National Science Teachers Association (Search for Excellence committee since 1985, National Exemplary Chemistry Teacher award 1984), Washington Science Teachers Association (board directors), American Chemical Society (Teacher of Year award Pacific Northwest chapter 1985), Sigma Xi (Teacher award 1985), Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Judith Marlene Scheele, May 25, 1945. Children: Robert David, Tracy Lynn.

father:
William Dewey Tucker

mother:
Grace (Anderson) Tucker

spouse:
Judith Marlene Scheele

children:
Robert David Tucker

Tracy Lynn Tucker