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Teegarden, Troy

Troy Teegarden

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  • Name(s)
    • Troy Teegarden
  • Date of Birth
  • Residence(s)
    • Brooksville, Bracken County, Kentucky
    • Georgetown, Scott County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • M.F.A. in Creative Writing and Fiction, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 2006
    • M.A. in Teaching and English Language Arts Education, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, Kentucky, 2004
    • B.A. in English and Communication Arts, Georgetown College, Georgetown, Kentucky, 1997
    • Bracken County High School, Brooksville, Bracken County, Kentucky, 1993
  • Life Events
  • Employment
    • English Instructor, Maysville Community and Technical College, Licking Valley Campus, Cynthiana, Kentucky, 2019-present
    • Teacher, Boone County Schools, Boone County, Kentucky, 2015-2019
    • Teacher, Western Hills High School, 2014-2015
    • Resource Management Analyst, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, 2013-2014
    • Adjunct Professor of English, Bluegrass Community & Technical College, 2008-2013
    • Program Consultant, Kentucky Department of Education, 2008-2011
    • High School English Teacher, Monroe County Board of Education (MCBOE), Monroe County, Kentucky, 2006-2008
    • English Instructor, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 2004-2006
    • High School English Teacher, Boone County Board of Education (BCBOE), Boone County, Kentucy, 2002-2006
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Teacher
    • Poet
    • Writer

Tevis, Walter S.

  • Name(s)
    • Walter S. Tevis
    • Walter Stone Tevis
  • Date of Birth
    • February 28, 1928
    • San Francisco, California
  • Date of Death
    • August 8, 1984
    • New York City, New York
    • Buried at the Richmond Cemetery, Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky
  • Residence(s)
    • San Francisco, Sunset District, California, 1928-c.1938
    • Stanford Children's Convalescent Home, c.1938-1939
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, 1939-
    • New York City, New York
  • Education
    • M.F.A. in Creative Writing, Iowa Writer's Workshop, 1960
    • M.A. in English Literature, University of Kentucky, 1954
    • B.A. in English Literature, University of Kentucky, 1949
    • Lexington High School
  • Life Events
    • Developed a rheumatic heart condition as a child
    • Served as a carpenter's mate in the Navy, onboard the USS Hamil in Okinawa, c.1945
    • Married Jamie Griggs, 1957, one son, one daughter; divorced
    • Married Eleanora Tevis
  • Awards and Recognitions
  • Employment
    • Professor of English literature and creative writing at Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, 1965-1978
    • Taught classes at the University of Kentucky
    • Taught classes at Southern Connecticut State University
    • Taught classes at Northern Kentucky University
    • Taught various classes in many small-town high schools in Kentucky
      • Science Hill
      • Hawesville
      • Irvine
      • Carlisle
    • Wrote for the Kentucky Highway Department
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Teacher
    • Writer
    • Professor