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Secondary school educator , writer

Mary Donna Ross, American secondary school educator, writer. Inducted to Speech and Theatre Association Missouri Hall of Fame, 1997, High School Speech Coaches Hall of Fame, 1998, Smith-Cotton High School Alumni Hall of Fame, 1999, Mayhaven prize, 2006. Member Parkway Retirees Association (president 1998-2002), East Missouri National Forensic League (former district chair).

Background

Ross, Mary Donna was born on October 29, 1944 in Sedalia, Missouri, United States. Daughter of Charles Thomas and Clara Mae (Gehlken) Moore.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education, Bachelor in Speech and Communications, CMSU, 1965. Master of Education, University Missouri, 1972.

Career

Teacher, Parkway School District, Chesterfield, Missouri, 1966-1996;consultant, Parkway School District, Chesterfield, Missouri, since 1996. Speaker in field; co-chair high school speech tournament National Forensic League, Maryland Heights, Missouri, 1997-1998.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Winning Ways in Mock Trial, 1999. Editor-in-chief Debate Issues magazine, 1999. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Parkway Retirees Association (communications chair 1997, president 1998), East Mo.Nat. Forensic League (district chair).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: piano, theatre, reading, gardening, flower arranging.

Connections

Married E. Earl Ross. 1 child, Damon Moore.

father:
Charles Thomas Moore

mother:
Clara Mae (Gehlken) Moore

spouse:
E. Earl Ross

child:
Damon Moore Ross