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Edwina Hunter Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Ms. Hunter has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the education industry

    CLARKSVILLE, MD, November 29, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Edwina Hunter with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Hunter 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 50 years of professional experience, Ms. Hunter has been a private piano teacher since 1968 in addition to her full-time career as a public school music educator. She retired from full-time career pursuits in 2006, having been a teacher of vocal music for Prince George's County Public Schools since 1977. Earlier in her career, she excelled as a vocal music teacher for the El Paso Independent School District from 1975 to 1977. In addition to her primary roles, Ms. Hunter has served as an instructor at El Paso Community College and as a consultant for the Smithsonian Museum.

Ms. Hunter was inspired to pursue a career in the field by her grandmother and aunts, all of whom were teachers. She began her career as a student at Spelman College, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in 1964. Ms. Hunter concluded her studies with Smith College, earning a Master of Arts in teaching in 1966.

A respected voice in the field, Ms. Hunter has been affiliated with numerous organizations in her community. She is a member of the National Guild of Piano Teachers, the Suzuki Association of the America, Maryland Music Educators Association, and the Kindermusik Educators Association. She is also the former secretary of the Columbia chapter of the National Alumnae Association of Spelman College, for which she also served as president, and secretary-treasurer of the Northeast Region.

Throughout her career, Ms. Hunter has been recognized for her contributions, including having been named Alumna of the Year by the Columbia chapter of the National Alumnae Association of Spelman College and an Outstanding Alumna of the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education. A grantee of the National Endowment of the Humanities, she has been inducted in the Piano Guild's Hall of Fame. Ms. Hunter has been featured in multiple editions of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Education, and Who's Who of American Women.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Edwina Hunter has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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