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Secondary school educator

William Seward Hicks, American secondary school educator. Certified teacher Indiana. Named to Indiana Speech Hall of Fame; recipient Forensic award.


Hicks, William Seward was born on October 10, 1944 in Rochester, New York, United States. Son of Charles R. and Ruth F. (Muller) Hicks.


Bachelor in Communication Education, Purdue University, 1967. Master of Science in Educational Administration, Purdue University, 1974.


Teacher, administrator Howe Military School, Indiana, since 1967, general manager Station WHWE-FM, since 1970. Co-host National Speech Tournament, Indianapolis, 1975, parliamentarian, 1980, 1983. Member North Central Evaluation Team Steering Committee, 1980—1981.


  • Certified teacher Indiana.


President La Grange County Area Plan Commission, 1977—1982, Board Zoning Appeals, 1983, secretary, 1977—1982. Mem Lima Parent Advisory Committee. Board directors Howe Cooperative Nursery School, 1978—1980.

Chairman administrative board Howe United Methodist Church. Member of Indiana Tennis Coaches Association, Indiana Student Education Association (president 1966-1967), Indiana High School Athletic Association, National Federation Interscholastic Coaches Association, National Federation Interscholastic Officials Association, Sports Officials, National Association, Indiana Planning Association, American Institute Parliamentarians, National University Continuing Education Association, Indiana Speech Association, Indiana Secondary School Administrators Association, Indiana High School Forensic Association (executive secretary since 1973), Speech Communication Association, Society Professional Journalists Indiana Association School Broadcasters, Journalism Education Association, Indiana Camping Association, American Camping Association, Purdue University Alumni Association (life), National Forensic League, Howe Lions Lodge (president 1973), Phi Delta Kappa, Alpha Phi Omega.


Married Charlotte Ann McVay, August 27, 1966. 1 child Stephanie Frances.

Charles R. Hicks

Ruth F. (Muller) Hicks

Charlotte Ann McVay

Stephanie Frances Hicks