Student Louis Shenk Voice Studios, Philadelphia, 1939-1942, Pison Academy of Appreciation of Arts, Philadelphia, 1941-1943, Taylor College, Philadelphia,1943-1945.
Fellow International Academy Poets, The World Literary Academy England (honorary). Member Academy American Poets and Writers, Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts, Poets and Writers New York, National League American Pen Women (Philadelphia chapter), International Platform Association, Academy American Poets, Christian C. Sanderson Museum (life), Daughters of the American Revolution (Downtown chapter), Chester County Library, G. Wilson Peale House, Philadelphia. Clubs: WhitfordCountry (Exton, Pennsylvania), Mercedes-Benz of America.
Married John Henry Dilks, June 17, 1945.