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Joan Esther Hric, American elementary education educator, writer. Recipient Editor's award The National Library Poetry in Best Poems of 1995, 1995, Faraway Places, 1995, Best Poems of 1997, Choice award Best Poems of Horizons, 1997, first place award The Quill, 1996,, 2nd place, 1995, others.


Hric, Joan Esther was born on January 27, 1951 in Highland, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Samuel Earl Douglas and Eileen Rose (Gibbs) Korte.


Bachelor of Business Administration, University Missouri, 1991. Master of Arts in English, University Missouri, 1994. Certified writing, University Missouri, 1991.


Clerk typist Security Division, Civil Svc., Granite City Army Depot, Illinois, 1969-1971; steno clerk Eustis Directorate, Civil Svc., Fort Eustis, Virginia, 1974-1976; steno clerk Mapping Division, Civil Svc., St. Louis, 1982-1987; steno clerk Software Division, Civil Svc., St. Louis, 1987-1988; peripheral operator, junior section chief, Dow Jones/The Wall Street Journal, Highland, Illinois, 1976-1977; secretary leadership department, Jewish Federation St. Louis, 1981-1982; English instructor Learning Center, Jefferson College, Hillsboro, Missouri, 1994; English instructor, Midlands Technology College, Columbia, South Carolina., 1994-1998; manager Writing Center, Midlands Technology College, Columbia, South Carolina., 1995-1998; computer technical teacher, Dutch Fork Middle School, Irmo, South Carolina., since 1998. Member English 100 Committee, Columbia, since 1995. Consultant Mediterranean Theatre of Operations Speciality Shop, Gaston, South Carolina., since 1995.


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Vice president Friends of the Gaston Library., since 1996. Member South Carolina. Writing Centers Association, South Carolina.

Writers Workshop, Gaston Writers Circuit, Jefferson Missouri Writers Guild.


1 child, Amanda Joanne Branham Albers. Married Raymond Joseph Hric, June 20, 1986.

Samuel Earl Douglas Korte

Eileen Rose (Gibbs) Korte

Raymond Joseph Hric

Amanda Joanne Branham Albers Hric