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nun , School administrator

Ruth Ann Iwanski, American nun, school administrator. Professed nun Roman Catholic Church, 1965. Named Outstanding Young Woman, Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1977.


Iwanski, Ruth Ann was born on August 22, 1946 in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Adam John and Mary Elizabeth (McNamee) Iwanski.


Bachelor, Alverno College, 1969. Master of Arts in Teaching, Webster College, 1974. Master of Arts, Texas Woman's University, 1977.


Grade school teacher, St. Monica School, Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, 1969-1970;primary teacher, St. John Nepomuk School, Racine, Wisconsin, 1970-1974;adapted physical education consultant, St. Francis and St. Vincent Schools, Freeport, Illinois, 1976-1984;administrator, St. Francis School, Freeport, Illinois, since 1984;president, Freeport Sacred, since 1977. Representative Liturgy Committee, Racine, 1970-1972, Freeport Area Church Cooperative, 1977-1979;instructor Highland Community College, since 1990.


  • Professed nun Roman Catholic Church, 1965.


  • Other Work

    • Choreographer liturgical dance.


Researcher National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Milwaukee, 1967. Advisor Section 504 Advisory Committee, Freeport, 1984, Northwest Illinois Special Olympics, Rockford, 1982-1987, Freeport Rehabilitation Enrichment Enterprises, since 1988. Member International Platform Association, Illinois Park and Recreation Association, National Recreation and Park Association, American Alliance Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Sacred Dance Guild.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: quilting, landscaping, arts and crafts, bicyling, lighting design for Winneshiek Community Theatre.


Adam John Iwanski

Mary Elizabeth (McNamee) Iwanski