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Evalyn Hartung Gurney Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

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

Evalyn Hartung Gurney was named a facilitator by the Capital District World of Difference Campaign and she received an Excellence in Education Award from Shenendehowa Central Schools.

    PINE, AZ, December 19, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Evalyn Hartung Gurney with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Gurney 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 40 years of professional experience, Ms. Gurney retired in 1991, having been an English teacher with Shenendehowa Central Schools since 1970. Prior to obtaining this role, she was an elementary teacher with Mary C. Howse Elementary School from 1965 to 1970 and an organizer of the Principal Migrant School from 1960 to 1965. Earlier in her career, she was an elementary teacher with Pine Hill Elementary School from 1954 to 1955 and with Verona Public Schools from 1951 to 1954 and again from 1955 to 1958.

Ms. Gurney began her career as a student at Montclair State University, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in 1951. After obtaining some experience in the field, she returned to her studies at the University at Albany, earning a Master of Arts in 1973. She is certified in the state of New York in teaching English, elementary, preschool, social studies, reading, alternative education and remedial English.

A respected voice in her areas of interest, Ms. Gurney has been affiliated with a number of organizations in her community. She is a member of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, the National Council of Teachers of English, the New York State Teachers Association, the Shenendehowa Teachers Association, Kiwanis International and the Holiday Rambler Recreational Vehicle Club.

Throughout her career, Ms. Gurney has been recognized for her contributions. She was named a facilitator by the Capital District World of Difference Campaign and she received an Excellence in Education Award from Shenendehowa Central Schools. She has been featured in numerous honors publications, including 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, Evalyn Hartung Gurney has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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