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Eric Snowden Waples, American headmaster. Ballantine fellow Fountain Valley School, 1978.


Waples, Eric Snowden was born on October 16, 1944 in Lafayette, Indiana, United States. Son of Eliot Otto and Margaret (Miller) Waples.


Bachelor of Arts in History, Dartmouth College, 1966. Master of Arts in Teaching in History, Colorado College, 1972. Postgraduate, Trinity College, 1967.


History teacher, The Loomis School, Windsor, Connecticut, 1966-1968; staff trust department, First National Bank & Trust, Evanston, Illinois, 1970-1971; teacher history, Fountain Valley School, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1972-1980; academic dean, Fountain Valley School, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1980-1983; assistant headmaster, Fountain Valley School, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1983-1987; headmaster, Fountain Valley School, Colorado Springs, Colorado, since 1987.


The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.


All Christians should study Old and New Testament, which texts were written and gathered together over a long period of time. It is important to find out as much as we can about the original contexts in which texts were produced.


Board of directors Foundation for District #11, Colorado Springs, since 1991. Co-president Pikes Peak Squash Association, Colorado Springs, 1982-1986. Delegate Colorado State Democratic Convention, 1976.

Member Association of Colorado Indiana Schools (secretary 1988-1989, treasurer since 1989), National Association of Experimental Education, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American History Association, United States Squash Racquets Association, Wilderness Society, Outward Bound, Sierra Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: mountaineering, photography, film, competitive sports.


Married Carolyn M., June 11, 1968. Children: Jacob Snowden, Megan Elizabeth.

Eliot Otto Waples

Margaret (Miller) Waples

Carolyn M.

Jacob Snowden Waples

Megan Elizabeth Waples