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Secondary school educator

Judith Ellen Petrou, American Secondary teacher. Avocations: reading, baking, camping, writing. F C.

Background

Petrou, Judith Ellen was born on November 6, 1938 in Hammond, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Gerhardt Herman and Hazel Bertha (Weseloh) Busch.

Education

Bachelor, Valparaiso University, 1960. Master of Arts, Northwestern University, 1966.

Career

Teacher social studies Portage (Indiana) Schools, 1961, Hammond Schools, 1961-1967. Teacher computer science Gary (Indiana) Schools, 1974—2001, science department chair, 1992—2001. Retired, 2001.

Achievements

  • Avocations: reading, baking, camping, writing. F C.

Membership

Member park board Town of Cedar Lake, Indiana, 1985-1988. Trustee Lake County Public Library System, Merrillville, Indiana, 1979-1990, board president, 1985-1988, volunteer. Secretary Lake County Library Foundation, 1985, board directors, since 1985.

Volunteer Portage County Friends Library. Board, since 2008. Member American Association of University Women (program director Valparaiso chapter 2004-2006), American Library. Trustees Association (intellectual freedom committee 1979-1990, chairman 1990), Indiana Library.

Trustees Association (personnel committee 1982-1983, membership committee task force 1987-1990), Northern Indiana Library. Boards Association (president 1981).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, baking, travel, writing.

Connections

Married Raymond Harry Ernest, December 21, 1963 (divorced November 1988). Children: Gregory, Patricia. Married John D. Petrou, June 23, 1990.

father:
Gerhardt Herman Busch

mother:
Hazel Bertha (Weseloh) Busch

spouse:
Raymond HarryErnest

children:
Gregory Petrou

1990 Petrou

Patricia;m. John D. Petrou

June 23 Petrou