Dr. Curtis is born in Cleburne, Texas to Robert Joyce and Maudie Mae Curtis.
Dr. Curtis receives a Bachelor of Science from North Texas State University (now the University of North Texas) and becomes a teacher at Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas.
Dr. Curtis receives a Master of Science in physical education from North Texas State University.
Dr. Curtis serves as a graduate assistant at Indiana University.
Dr. Curtis receives a Doctor of Physical Education from Indiana University.
Dr. Curtis becomes treasurer of the Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women in Texas.
Dr. Curtis becomes a professor in the Department of Physical Education at Abilene Christian University.
Dr. Curtis is named an Outstanding Educator of America.
Dr. Curtis becomes certified by the National Bowling Council Education Service Center and receives the Distinguished Service Award from the Texas Association on Intercollegiate Athletics for Women.
Dr. Curtis authors “Manual for Bowling Teachers” at Abilene Christian University.
Dr. Curtis authors “Manual for Badminton Teachers” at Abilene Christian University.
Dr. Curtis receives the Faculty Development Award from Abilene Christian University.
Dr. Curtis authors “Intermediate Bowling Notebook for Teacher” at Abilene Christian University.
Dr. Curtis becomes certified by the United States Golf Teachers Federation.
Dr. Curtis receives the Volleyball Wildcat Award from Abilene Christian University.
Dr. Curtis authors “Pickle-Ball for Player and Teacher, Third Edition.”
Dr. Curtis is inducted into the Sports Hall of Fame by Abilene Christian University Athletics.
Dr. Curtis receives the Pathfinder Award from the Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance.
Dr. Curtis receives the Pathfinder Award from the National Association for Girls and Women in Sports.
Dr. Curtis is honored with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquis Who’s Who.