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Biography of Tom Auker
Monday, October 28, 2013
Name: Tom Auker
Address: Primrose Drive, Bassett. Has lived in this area since 1985.
Education: bachelor’s degree in Bible and history, United Wesleyan College, Allentown, Pa.; master of divinity degree, Evangelical School of Theology, Myerstown, Pa.
Occupation: was a full-time pastor, public school teacher and is now a full-time pastor again. He served several full-time pastorates in Pennsylvania and Virginia, including at Bassett Church of the Brethren from 1985-1992. He taught for Henry County Schools from 1992 until 2011, mostly at Bassett High School but also at Fieldale-Collinsville High School. He taught Advanced Placement government, world history and world religions. He retired from teaching in 2011. He now is the full-time pastor at Eden (N.C.) Church of the Brethren.
Affiliations: Former president of the Bassett High School Band Boosters and former PTO president at Mary Hunter and Stanleytown elementary schools.
Family: wife of 40 years, Linda Auker; three children, Stacy, Emily and Jeremy, all of whom graduated from Bassett High School; five grandchildren.