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That would be J. Weston Seaquist (not Seequist). Science and Biology teacher, Balboa High School in the 1950’s and later. Well respected and liked.
A “Mr. Seaquist” taught me biology in my high school sophomore year (1962/63) at Balboa High School and also directed the audio-visual “club” of students that delivered and picked up audio-visual equipment for teachers throughout the day. Sixteen millimeter movies and thirty five millimeter filmstrips were the cutting edge of information technology and a number of teachers relied on the students to run the equipment for them in their classes. The high point for some us was to show a sixteen millimeter movie in the high school auditorium. This involved operating something called a carbon arc projector. High voltage electricity caused a spark between two carbon rods and created intense light inside the projector.
I understand Mr. Seaquist taught biology at the high school for a number years before shifting to completely to audio-visual work elsewhere in the Panama Canal company, possibly in the latter part of the 1960’s.
I had Mr Seaquist for biology, 1st period, while living in Gamboa and riding the train to school. That made me late to class a few times! 😦 I liked the class and always felt bad about being tardy, but he had a good sense of humor about it. 🙂 BTW, I went on to become an audiovisual librarian and English teacher…
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