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elementary physical education educator

Patsy Ruth Adams, American elementary physical education educator. Registered teacher physical education, elementary education, educational administration, Illinois. Recipient Helen Manley award Missouri Association Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 1990; Kappa Delta Epsilon scholar Illinois State University, 1959.


Adams, Patsy Ruth was born on July 2, 1938 in East St Louis, Illinois, United States. Daughter of William Russel Senior and Iva (Langston) Adams.


Bachelor of Science in Education, Illinois State University, Normal, 1960. Master of Science in Education, Southern Illinois University, 1974.


Physical education teacher, Woodstock (Illinois) Community High School, 1960-1961;physical education teacher, Westmer School District, Joy, Illinois, 1961-1962;physical education teacher, Alton (Illinois) School District, 1962-1963;field hockey coach, Southern Illinois U., Edwardsville, 1974;physical education educator, East Alton (Illinois) School District, 1963-1994. Field hockey and basketball umpire, referee for high schools, colleges and clubs, Illinois and Missouri, 1958-1983. Also worked as swimming instructor and waterfront director.


  • Registered teacher physical education, elementary education, educational administration, Illinois.


  • Other Work

    • Photographer for suburban newspapers public books.


Volunteer Cahokia Mounds Historic Site, Collinsville, Illinois, since 1991, Senior Olympics and Elderhostel, Edwardsville, 1991, 1993, Lewis & Clark State Historic Site, since 2003, Faith-in-Action, Collinsville Host. Museum; Member Alliance for Health (life) (commendation 1977), National Education Association (life), American Association of University Women, United States Field Hocky Association (life), Women's Physical Education Club of St. Louis (vice president, secretary 1968-1970), St. Louis Board Women Officials (chair 1967-1968), Kappa Delta Pi, Sigma Phi Omega, Philanthropic and Educational Organization.


  • Other Interests



William Russel Senior Adams

Iva (Langston) Adams