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communications educator

Garrett Cortez Flagg, American communications educator. Member of SEANC, TYCA.


Flagg, Garrett Cortez was born on September 25, 1948 in Quezon City, Rizal, Philippines. Son of Edward Ernest Garrett and Leonor Cristobal Cortez.


Bachelor, De la Salle College, Manila, Philippines, 1971. Associate of Arts, Pima Community College, Tucson, 1979. Master of Arts, University Florida, Gainesville, 1990.


Lecturer English De la Salle College, Manila, Philippines, 1971, lecturer art, 1972. Teaching English as a Second Language instructor Bendix Siyanco, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1974. Director Bethesda Players, Tucson, 1985—1986.

English & communications instructor Laredo Community College, Texas, 1990—1998, Fayetteville Technology Community College, North Carolina, since 1998. Editor, president Prickly Pear Poetry Quarterly, Tucson, 1976—1978. Associate editor Rainbow Soccer League, Tucson, 1978—1979, Aztec News, Tucson, 1979—1980.

Member Tucson Poetry Workshop, 1978—1988, Tucson Writer's Conference, 1986—1988. Director, founder Bethesda Players, Tucson, 1980—1981, Eccles St. Performers, Tucson, 1981—1982. Board member Mosaic Cafe Readings, Tucson, 1982—1986.

Theater director Laredo Community College, 1992—1998.


  • Other Work

    • Actor: (play) You Can't Take It with You, Goodbye, My Titser, Goodbye, Spoon River Anthology, The Lion In Winter, (musical) You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown. Author (director, choreogrpaher, designer, actor): (one-act play) Hyaline Mind (Gold medal, 1971). Contributor articles to numerous journals.

      Numerous exhibitions, numerous photography.


Member of SEANC, TYCA.


  • Other Interests

    Swimming, painting, photography, sculpting, weightlifting.


Married Andrea Schenk Flagg, April 2, 1962. Children: Seth Maxfield, Quinn Haydn, Miriam Elizabeth.

Edward Ernest Garrett

Leonor Cristobal Cortez

Andrea Schenk Flagg

Seth Maxfield Flagg

Quinn Haydn Flagg

Miriam Elizabeth Flagg