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Secondary school educator

John Wesley Curry was American secondary school educator. Recipient Those Who Excel award of merit, Illinois State Board Education, 1995.

Background

Curry, John Wesley was born on November 13, 1948 in Canton, Illinois, United States. Son of Wesley LeRoy and Clara Mae (Hysler) Curry.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Illinois State University, Normal, 1970. Master of Arts, Sangamon State University, 1980.

Career

Teacher mathematics, coach Athens (Illinois) High School, 1970—2004, teacher mathematics, athletic director, 1978—1995, teacher mathematics, coach, 1983—1994. Retired, 2004

Assistant manager Illini Sporting Goods, Springfield, Illinois, 1977-1978. Evening instructor Lincoln Land Community College.

Religion

Salvation can be achieved through deep and sincere believe in God.

Politics

Pacifists should be honored because they do not allow us to become complacent about war and violence.

Views

It is good for Christians with different approaches to the interpretation of the Bible to engage with each other and argue how the Bible should be applied to issues in our contemporary world.

Membership

Sunday school teacher Athens United Methodist Church, 1973-2004, board directors, since 1973, chairman board, 1978-1981, 99-2003, lay leader, 1972-1978, 81-2000, chairman board trustees, 1982-1983, parsonage chairman, 2004, 06-07. Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, National Education Association (life), National Council Teachers of Mathematics, Illinois Council Teachers of Mathematics, Illinois Education Association, Illinois Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame.

Connections

Married Francene Elizabeth Anderson, July 12, 1970. Children: Jennifer, Robert, Rachel.

father:
Wesley LeRoy Curry

mother:
Clara Mae (Hysler) Curry

spouse:
Francene Elizabeth Anderson

children:
Jennifer Curry

Robert Curry

Rachel Curry