Who is Dr. Sloop?

Dr. Richard Sloop was a student mentor at Frostburg State University for 35 years.  

Dr. Sloop graduated from Harrisonburg High School where he played football for the Blue Streaks.  He graduated from Madison College, now James Madison University, in 1955 with a BS in Education, and from The George Washington University with a MA in Education, an APC in Education, and the Ed D. He was a member of Phi Delta Kappa honorary educational fraternity at The George Washington University.  

At Osbourn High School in Manassas, Virginia, he taught college prep science and mathematics courses.  While at Osbourn High School, he coached the first undefeated JV football team.  From 1961 until 1996, Dr. Sloop taught Physical Science, Research Methods, and a variety of professional education courses at Frostburg State University.  He was a member and advisor to the Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity.  

Dr. Sloop was a member and Worshipful Master of Mountain Lodge No. 99 A. F. and A. M. in Frostburg.  Also, he served as Grand Inspector for Masons in Maryland.  He was a member of the Scottish Rite Cumberland Valley Consistory and a life member of the Frostburg Elks No. 470.

A member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church since 1961, he served on the Church Council several terms as Property Chairman.

Dr. Sloop was a happily married man to Ethel Jane Warren Sloop.  Dr. Sloop has two children, Richard Carlton Sloop Jr., and Camilla Jane Myers.  He currently has multiple grandchildren.

In 1998 The Sloop Institute for Excellence in Leadership was established. Dr. Sloop considered this Institute to be his greatest honor.  

Dr. Richard Carlton Sloop Sr. passed away on August 17, 2007.

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