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Donna Faith Koski, American poet. Recipient Editor's Choice award The National Library of Poetry, 1995, Accomplishment of Merit, Creative Arts and Science, 1994, 1st Place Browning Competition award Iliad Press, 1998, Presidential Recognition award, 1998-1999, Outstanding Achievement in Poetry award Famous Poets Society, 1998, others.

Background

Koski, Donna Faith was born on August 18, 1935 in Wildwood, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Sebastian and Mildred (Shastany) Rossitto.

Education

Student, San Diego Junior College, 1955-1958; student, Mesa Junior College, San Diego, 1993.

Career

With Pacific Telephone, San Diego, 1954-1968. Credit clerk Norwich (Connecticut) Gas & Lights, 1968-1970. Clerk Navy Exchange, New London, Connecticut, 1969-1970.

Front desk clerk Del Webb's, San Diego, 1971-1972. Payroll clerk United States.I.U., 1974-1976. Facility manager Price Costco, 1978-1994, Price Enterprises, Inc., San Diego, 1994-1997, Price Smart Vacations (Costco Travel), 1997—1999.

Facility and maintenance manager The Price Club, 1999—2000. Quality control and support agent Club 4 U. Worker Diversified Copier Products in San Diego, Price's, PAcific bell, Westgate (C Arnolt Smith), Alvin Strep Interiors, USIU, Norwich Gas and Electric, John Myers of Norwich, Navy Exch.-New London, Conn, several hotels and motels.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Power of Love, 1995, Nights in Sedona, 1995, Faces in the Clouds, 1994, Dream Catcher, 2001, The New Heros, 2003, numeorus poems, (book) Theatre of the Mind, 2003, Celebrate Poets Speak Out, 2003.

Membership

Volunteer National Multiple Sclerosis Society, San Diego, 1995, React-Telecom. Emergency Services, San Diego, 1985-1993, Perot Headquarters, San Diego, 1992, 96, Social Services, San Diego, 1980-1982, Project Oz (runaway kids). Member International Society Poets, International Society Authors and Artists, Blind Society, Multiple Sclerosis Society, Moose.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: poetry, computer Internet, music.

Connections

Married Paul A. Koski, May 5, 1968 (divorced June 1982). Children: Danita Swift-Stearns, Darla Swift, Deanna Swift-Everett, Deena Swift Bauer, Charles Swift.

father:
Sebastian Rossitto

mother:
Mildred (Shastany) Rossitto

spouse:
Paul A. Koski

children:
Deena Swift Bauer Koski

Charles Swift Koski

Darla Swift Koski

Deanna Swift-Everett Koski

Danita Swift-Stearns Koski