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computer consultant , Computer science educator

Forrest Hester Wood, American computer science educator, computer consultant. Certified data processer Alabama. Named one of Flight Instructor of Year, Milton, Florida, 1962, Kiwanis Editor of Year, Alabama Kiwanis District, 1981-1982. Member of Officers Christian Fellowship, Alabama Council Computer Education, Education Special Interest Group, Data Processing Management Association (faculty advisor), Dothan Landmarks Foundation.

Background

Wood, Forrest Hester was born on February 19, 1933 in Houston, Texas, United States. Son of Forrest Hubert and Grace (Hester) Wood.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Naval Postgraduate School, 1970. Master of Science, Naval Postgraduate School, 1971. Postgraduate, Nova University, since 1983.

Career

With United States Navy, 1951, advanced through grades to Commander, 1971, control tower operator, 1951—1955, naval aviator, 1955—1976. Instructor Troy State University, Dothan, Alabama, 1976—1981, assistant professor computer science, since 1981, department chairman, since 1983. Consultant Design Associates, Dothan, 1980—1983, Hayes International, Dothan, 1982—1983, Vision Eye Clinic, Dothan, 1983—1984, Dothan, 1983—1985.

Achievements

  • Certified data processer Alabama.

Religion

Only adults could be baptized and only by total immersion in water.

Politics

The commitment of individual Christians to work for social and political change should be recognized as a fully legitimate form of Christian discipleship.

Views

Christianity is not merely a list or rules of what one can and cannot do, but rather a means to develop a close relationship with God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit.

Membership

Member of Officers Christian Fellowship, Alabama Council Computer Education, Education Special Interest Group, Data Processing Management Association (faculty advisor), Dothan Landmarks Foundation.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, flying, microcomputers.

Connections

Married Glenda Elnora Winslett Wood, June 30, 1962. Children: Grace Elaine, James Evan.

father:
Forrest Hubert Wood

mother:
Grace (Hester) Wood

spouse:
Glenda Elnora Winslett Wood

children:
Grace Elaine Wood

James Evan Wood