COLUMBUS, GA, May 29, 2019 — Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Patricia H. Newsome with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Newsome celebrates many years of experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
With more than 30 years of professional experience, Ms. Newsome retired in 1999. Prior to her retirement, she was a sixth-grade teacher for the Muscogee County School District in Columbus from 1968 to 1999. In addition to her primary roles, she has also served as the president of the Free Spirits-Senior Adults at St. Luke's United Methodist Church, a tutor with Our House, on the board of directors with Second Harvest Food Bank and as a delegate for the South Georgia Conference of the United Methodist Church. Beginning her career as a student at Auburn University in Alabama, she obtained a Bachelor of Science in education in 1961. Ms. Newsome continued her education with Georgia State University, earning a Master of Education in 1974.
A respected voice in her areas of interest, Ms. Newsome has been an active leader in her community as well. She has been affiliated with the Muscogee County Council of International Reading Association, the Georgia Science Teachers Association and the District VI Science Teachers Association. Ms. Newsome is also a member of the Muscogee Retired Educators Association, the Georgia Retired Educators Association, the United Methodist Women, the Executive Club, the Mr. and Mrs. Club, the Alpha Chi Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa Educational Sorority and the social sorority Alpha Delta Gamma at Auburn.
For excellence in her career, Ms. Newsome has been recognized with multiple honors and accolades. From 1987 to 1988, she was notably named Reading Teacher of the Year by the International Reading Association (IRA) of Muscogee County, GA. In light of all her accomplishments, Ms. Newsome has previously been featured in numerous honors publications, including Who's Who in American Education.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Ms. Newsome has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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