Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Honored At Morris, NY--Duroe, Christina 1963

Duroe, Christina Honored At Morris, NY

Mrs. Duroe Honored At Morris
Morris—A fifth grade teacher at Morris Central School, has been honored for her contributions to citizenship and promotion of better understanding of the “American Way of Life.”
She is Mrs. Christina Duroe, who has been awarded the Freedom Foundation Valley Forge Classroom Teachers Medal.
Mrs. Duroes' teaching expericence started in 1914. A short leave from 1923 until 1931 interrupted her services. From 1931 to 1963, she has been employed in the Morris Central School District.
Her education training was comprised of courses taken at the then State Normal School at Oneonta, Hartwick College, Columbia University, University of California at Los Angeles, Syracuse University, Penn State University, and State University College at Oneonta.
Mrs. Duroe has made numerous trips throughout the United States and Canada, and in 1958 visited six European countries with the Friendship Caravan. In 1960, she returned to Europe and visited Russia.
She has held the following positions: Matron of the Order of Eastern Star, Sunday school superintendent, official church board member, Sunday school teacher, lecturer of Grange and member of Morris Community Council.

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