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Directory of Ambassadors: Theo Wellington
Theo Wellington
Theo Wellington
Member Since 2016

Goodlettsville, Tennessee


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Biographical Information:

Theo began a lifelong interest in astronomy with the space age on TV. A small telescope became her window to the universe under the dark skies of the time. Fascinated with the idea that so much information was coming to us on the tiny beams of light, she graduated from Case Western Reserve University with a BS degree in astronomy.

Sending four children through public schools has made Theo passionate about the need for good science education. She has been an assistant Science Olympiad coach for 12 years. She joined the Barnard-Seyfert Astronomical Society in 2003, became involved in public outreach and how much fun it is to share the universe with everyone! She worked full time at the Sudekum Planetarium from 2005 through 2016 and part time at Western Kentucky University in 2017 coordinating Eclipse 2017 events for Kentucky K-12 students.

She also enjoys gardening, photography and running. Theo is still amazed at how much information we receive from our telescopes and spacecraft.

Past Events Hosted By This Ambassador:

Counting Stars
Green Hills Branch Nashville Public Library

Comets
Main Branch Nashville Public Library

Shelby Bottom Park Star Party indoors
Shelby Bottoms Nature Center

Counting Stars
North Branch Nashville Public Library

Eclipse 2017 Presentation Livingston Rotary
Overton County Chamber of Commerce

Past Events Collaborated On By This Ambassador:

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Last Updated: 14 Jan 2019