Ida W. Rogers

April 10, 1992

Ida W. Rogers, who had headed guidance services at Annapolis Senior High School and was assistant supervisor of guidance in Prince George's County, died March 24 of cancer at the Anne Arundel Medical Center. She was 64 and lived in Arnold.

A memorial service for Mrs. Rogers will be held at 9:30 a.m. tomorrow at the Pascal Center of Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Parkway in Arnold, where she was an adviser.

She was an academic adviser at the college from 1982 to 1990. She worked in Prince George's County from 1971 to 1982.

She began working in Annapolis in 1949 as a teacher and guidance counselor at the Wiley H. Bates High School. She remained there until 1966, when she became head of guidance at Annapolis Senior High.

Born in Baltimore, the former Ida Westbrook graduated from Douglass High School and West Virginia State College. She also studied at George Washington University and earned a master's degree from Catholic University.

A former president of the Maryland School Counselors' Association, she chaired the government relations committee of the National Vocational Guidance Association and was a member of the Middle States Regional Council of the College Entrance Examination Board.

She was on the boards of the Anne Arundel County Department of Social Services and Anne Arundel Economic Opportunity Committee and had been president of the Annapolis Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta sorority.

Mrs. Rogers was on the executive committee of the Anne Arundel County Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

She also headed the Christian social concerns commission of Asbury United Methodist Church in Annapolis.

She is survived by her husband, Claude S. Rogers Jr.; twin daughters, Kerri Rogers of New York City and Chrys Rogers Currence of St. Thomas, V.I.; and a granddaughter.

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