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Literature educator

Henry J. Sampson, American literature educator. Nominee for Golden Apple award Golden Apple Foundation, 1995. Member Stratford Shakespearean Festival Foundation, Canada, PIRG, Illinois, World Wildlife Fund, Greenpeace. Member Illinois Speech and Theater Association, Illinois Gifted Association.

Background

Sampson, Henry J. was born on June 14, 1951 in Wilkesbarre, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Henry Jerome and Jean Marie (Saxton) Sampson.

Education

Bachelor in English, Quincy University, 1973. Master of Arts in English, DePaul University, 1980.

Career

Educator Notre Dame High School, Quincy, Illinois, 1973-1975, Frend High School, Palatine, since 1975. Chairman Illinois High School Association, Bloomington, 1989-1994. Member State Commission on Theater: Individual Events, since 1975, commissioner, since 1999.

Member organizing committee, host 10th Anniversary National Poetry Slam, Chicago. Member executive council Poetry Slam, Inc.

Membership

Member Stratford Shakespearean Festival Foundation, Canada, PIRG, Illinois, World Wildlife Fund, Greenpeace. Member Illinois Speech and Theater Association, Illinois Gifted Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: attending and working with poetry show venues.

Connections

Children: Gwendolyn, Elizabeth.

father:
Henry Jerome Sampson

mother:
Jean Marie (Saxton) Sampson

child:
Gwendolyn Sampson

child:
Elizabeth Sampson