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Foreign language educator

Dorothy Williamson Worth was American foreign language educator. Recipient numerous awards for poetry, fiction and articles, since 1967.

Background

Worth, Dorothy Williamson was born on December 28, 1930 in Georgia, United States. Daughter of John Elbert and Ela Mae (Bagwell) Williamson.

Education

Bachelor, West Georgia College, 1967. Master of Arts, Georgia State University, 1975.

Career

Secretary, paralegal aide private legal office, Carrollton, Georgia, 1954-1963. French instructor Oak Mountain Academy, 1967-1968. Part-time Spanish instructor Ashdun Hall School, Atlanta, 1973-1975.

Spanish and England instructor DeKalb Community College, Clarkston, 1975-1977. Spanish and French instructor Georgia State University, Atlanta, 1977—1997. Retired, 1997.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Editor: (poetry anthology) The Reach of Song, V., 1986, VIII, 1989, Harvest of Poetry, 1989, 92. (literature magazine) The Village Writer, 1989-1990. Contributor poems, articles, stories to professional publications.

Religion

Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, the power of evil in the world is broken.

Politics

The state should not use its authority to promote particular religious beliefs, nor should it require prayer or worship in the public schools. However, the state should leave students free to practice their own religious convictions.

Views

Bible is the source of inspirational stories, gospels, letters, hymns, songs, prayers, and poetry that drives wisdom and creativity of all Christians over time and across the world.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, Georgia State Poetry Society (president 1983-1985, board dir since 1983), Atlanta Writers Resource Group (board directors since 1988), Atlanta Writers Club (Carolyn Wyatt Memorial award 1987, 90, 94), Village Writers Group (board director since 1988), Southeastern Writers Conference (board directors since 1983), Georgia Council International Visitors, United Daughters Confederacy.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, hiking, travel.

Connections

Married Roy Eugene Worth, August 29, 1965. 1 child, John Eugene.

father:
John Elbert Williamson

mother:
Ela Mae (Bagwell) Williamson

spouse:
Roy Eugene Worth

child:
John Eugene Worth