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Secondary school educator

Richard Franklin DeVoe,, American secondary school educator. Certified secondary teacher, Texas; registered massage therapist. Named One of Outstanding Young Men of America, Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1983, Texas Outstanding Biology Teacher, 1984, State Finalist Teacher of Year Encyclopedia British and Bell Telephone, 1988; postdoctoral fellow New College, Oxford, England.


DeVoe,, Richard Franklin was born on February 28, 1948 in Oklahoma City. Son of Richard Franklin and Faye Arledge (Cook) DeVoe.


Bachelor, Abilene Christian University, 1970. Master of Arts, West Texas State University, 1971. Master of Arts, Pepperdine University, 1979.

Doctor of Philosophy, Texas Tech University, 1987. Postdoctoral fellow, New College, Oxford, since 1988. Graduate, Austin School Massage Therapy, 1991.


Minister, Church of Christ, Melvin, Texas, 1967-1970;minister, Church of Christ, Claude, Texas, 1973-1979;teacher, Crockett Middle School, Amarillo, Texas, 1974-1990;teacher, coach chess team, fencing team, Tascosa High School, Amarillo Indiana School District, since 1990. Head gifted task force Amarillo Indiana School District, since 1980. Instructor anatomy and physiology Amarillo College, since 1988.


  • Certified secondary teacher, Texas. Registered massage therapist.


Counselor Boy Scouts American, Amarillo. President, founder Panhandle Solar Energy Society, 1982-1983. Member National Education Association, National Association Biology Teachers, Texas State Teachers Association, Amarillo Classroom Teachers Association, Texas Association Gifted and Talented, Mensa, Toastmasters (public speaking state finalist, 1981, 82, 85, president 1989-1990).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: foreign travel, language study, writing history novels, fencing.


1 child, Drei.

Richard Franklin DeVoe,

Faye Arledge (Cook) DeVoe,

Drei DeVoe,