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Robert Jason Hancock Phd.

August 16, 1971 - October 6, 2012
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Robert Jason Hancock, 41, of Covington, Louisiana died Saturday October 6, 2012. He was born to the late Leona and Robert Hancock on August 16, 1971 in El Paso, TX. Robert graduated from Rider High School in 1989. He graduated from Texas A&M with a Bachelor Degree in History and English. He obtained a Master's Degree in School Administration from University of Texas in San Antonio. He graduated with a Doctorate in Educational Computing from University of North Texas in 2005. He married the Love of his Life Laura Wilbourn in 1995 after meeting her on a Catholic Mission Trip. They previously lived in College Station, San Antonio,...
Robert Jason Hancock, 41, of Covington, Louisiana died Saturday October 6, 2012.
He was born to the late Leona and Robert Hancock on August 16, 1971 in El Paso, TX. Robert graduated from Rider High School in 1989. He graduated from Texas A&M with a Bachelor Degree in History and English. He obtained a Master's Degree in School Administration from University of Texas in San Antonio. He graduated with a Doctorate in Educational Computing from University of North Texas in 2005. He married the Love of his Life Laura Wilbourn in 1995 after meeting her on a Catholic Mission Trip. They previously lived in College Station, San Antonio, Little Elm Texas, before moving to Covington, LA.
Dr. Hancock taught at Rhodes Technology Academy in San Antonio, was Technology Directory at Aubrey ISD, and was Associate Professor of Technology at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond at time of his death.
Dr. Hancock was recognized nationally and internationally for his work in instructional technology. Dr. Hancock received the 2007 best research paper award from the International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE) at the National Education Computing Conference for his work on linking technology to achievement. He was named 2007-2008 Educational Technology professor of the Year by Louisiana Computer Using Educators (LaCUE), the Louisiana ISTE affiliate organization. Dr. Hancock was a recipient of multiple grants and contracts that sponsored cutting edge research in emerging technologies, including related to populations with special needs. Most recently, Dr. Hancock and his colleagues at Southeastern Louisiana University developed a summer camp for school-age students on robotics. Young people built robots to complete everyday functions.
Robert was an active member of St. Peter's Catholic Church in Covington, LA, The Kiwanis Club of Hammond, LA and Knights of Columbus in Covington, LA,

Robert Jason was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents Robbye & Edwin Hancock and Grady Lee & Rosie Lily Hughes, and brother Billy Edwin Hancock.
He survived by his wife Laura, daughters Elizabeth and Emily, nephew David Bennett Hancock, Godchildren Nathan and Haley Hancock, and many cousins, nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles.
Memorials may be made to or to the Charity of your Choice.
Wake will be held Friday October 12th, 2012 at Brookside Funeral Home in Cypress, TX. Funeral will be Saturday October 13th, 2012 under direction of Brookside Funeral Home.

"My warmest condolences to the family of Dr. Hancock. He was my tech professor during the summer of 2012. He will be missed! Mia Kennerson (Bogalusa, La. )" Mia Kennerson (Bogalusa, LA)

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