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Mary Kathleen Sacks, American art educator. Named one of Young Career Women, Caruthersville Business Professional Women, 1969, Outstanding Young Women of America, 1970; recipient Distinguished Alumni award Bethel College, 1993.


Sacks, Mary Kathleen was born on September 15, 1945 in Rahway, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Kenneth Warwich and Maxie Lee (Cook) Bersey.


Bachelor of Science, Bethel College, 1968. Master of Education, Bethel College, 1990. Postgraduate, Memphis State University, since 1989.

Postgraduate, Memphis College Art, since 1989.


Physical education teacher, Caruthersville (Missouri) School District, 1968-1969;art teacher, Caruthersville (Missouri) School District, 1969-1971;recreation therapist, Clara Mass Memorial Hospital, Bloomfield, New Jersey, 1971-1972;owner, operator, American Handicrafts, Little Rock, 1972-1975;insurance agent, Tri-County Insurance Agency, McKenzie, Tennessee, 1975-1977;art instructor, Bethel College, McKenzie, Tennessee, since 1979. Art consultant Westview Elementary School, Cedar Grove, Tennessee, 1986-1991. Arts advanced.panel Tennessee Art Commission, U. Tennessee, 1989-1991.

Presenter International Reading Association, Atlanta, 1990, Stockholm, 1990, Las Vegas, 1991, Kansas City, 1992, San Antonio, 1993, South Dakot Library. Association Conference of International Reading Association, 1993, 21st Plains Regional Conference, 1993, 38th Annual Convention, 1993, 39th Annual Convention, 1994. Editorial advisory board Collegiate Press, 1994-1995.

Judge Congressional Art Exhibit, 1987-1993.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


The Covenant is not a contract in which God and human beings agree to provide particular goods and services for each other. It is not something that people have to do to create a relationship with God. God has already made it possible.


Some people think that involvement in political life is something Christians should avoid. But God is present everywhere, including political institutions.


As human beings people find themselves as part of an unjust, sinful and violent world, which we may feel individually helpless to change. If we accept forgiveness, God can enable us to resist evil and to live life to the full.


Member American Association of University Professors, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, International Reading Association (presenter 40th annual convention 1995), McKenzie Business Professional Women (president 1985-1987), Delta Kappa Gamma (president 1989-1992).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: painting, photography, traveling.


Married Glenn Franklin Sacks, June 19, 1971. 1 child, Dawn Christine.

Kenneth Warwich Bersey

Maxie Lee (Cook) Bersey

Glenn Franklin Sacks

Dawn Christine Sacks