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Spanish language educator

Helen Taylor Sharp, Spanish language educator. Modern Language Association fellow, 1989; State of Mississippi and National College Board grantee, 1990.

Background

Sharp, Helen Taylor was born on August 2, 1937 in El Dorado, Arkansas, United States. Daughter of Proctor Jesse and Reba (Hightower) Taylor.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, Mississippi University for Women, 1959. Master of Arts, Mississippi State University, 1985.

Career

Stewardess Pan Am, Miami, Florida, 1959-1961. Teacher Winston Academy, Louisville, 1973-1986. Teaching assistant Mississippi State University, Starkville, 1982-1985, instructor, teaching assistant supervisor, from 1986.

Membership

Member Junior Auxiliary, Louisville, Mississippi, 1973-1979, president, 1978-1979. Member South Center Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers Spanish and Portuguese (director national Spanish examination for Mississippi since 1986), Mississippi Foreign Language Association, Sigma Delta Pi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, knitting, golf.

Connections

Married John Berlin Sharp Junior, April 1, 1961. Children: Laura Hampton Sharp Mills, Alice Taylor.

father:
Proctor Jesse Taylor

mother:
Reba (Hightower) Taylor

spouse:
John Berlin Sharp Junior

children:
Alice Taylor Sharp

Laura Hampton Sharp Mills Sharp