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art educator

Elaine Wilcox Patterson, American art educator. National board certified teacher 2004. Named Outstanding Young Woman of the Year, Teacher of Year, water closet Friday Junior High School, 1992. Sun. school teacher East Baptist Church, Gastonia, North Carolina, since 1999, choir member, since 1999, banner ministry director, since 1999.

Background

Patterson, Elaine Wilcox was born on November 16, 1948 in Newburgh, New York, United States. Daughter of William Thomas and Julia B. Wilcox.

Education

Bachelor English Art, Delta State University, 1970.

Career

Mutual funds liaison Merrill Lynch, Memphis, 1969—1971. Flight attendant Delta Airlines, 1971—1974. Administrator assistant Pikeville College/Teacher Corps, Pikeville, Kentucky, 1974—1979.

Art teacher East Junior High School, Gaffney, South Carolina, 1981—1986, water closet Friday Junior High School, Dallas, 1986—1993. Missionary Honduras Baptist Medical Dental Mission, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 1992—1999. Teacher Forestview High School, Gastonia, North Carolina, since 1999.

Presenter North Carolina Art Educators Association, since 2002.

Achievements

  • National board certified teacher 2004.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Various local and state level exhibitions, since 1999.

Membership

Sun. school teacher East Baptist Church, Gastonia, North Carolina, since 1999, choir member, since 1999, banner ministry director, since 1999.

Connections

Married Russell Saunders Patterson, December 23, 1974. Children: John Russell, Heath Tyler.

father:
William Thomas

mother:
Julia B. Wilcox

spouse:
Russell Saunders Patterson

children:
John Russell Patterson

Heath Tyler Patterson