Rebecca B. Sisk was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation from Pensacola State College in 1992.
PENSACOLA, FL, April 04, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Rebecca B. Sisk with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Sisk celebrates many years' 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.
Ms. Sisk earned a Bachelor of Science from Auburn University in Alabama in 1957, followed by a Master of Science from the same in 1961. Initially a teacher at Brentwood Junior High School in Pensacola, where she worked from 1959 to 1967, she went on to work as a teacher at Woodham High School and an instructor at Pensacola State College. Joining Pensacola State College in 1977, she also served as the coordinator of the fashion merchandising program from 1981 until she retired as a professor of consumer education in 1993. Additionally, she served as owner, secretary, treasurer and member of the board of directors for Electronic Communications South Inc. from 1977 to 1993. Demonstrating unmatched qualification in her field, Ms. Sisk has been certified in home economics by the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.
The first in her family to go to college, Ms. Sisk was initially interested in pursuing physical education before she felt drawn to home economics. Impressively, she was able to reach the rank of professor without obtaining a doctorate degree. Appointed to the role of Florida representative at the 11th Lake Placid Conference about changing the name of Home Economics, Ms. Sisk is also notable for authoring "Clothing Design: A Programmed Manual," "Fashion Internship Manual" and "Textiles Lab Manual and Study Guide".
Outside of her professional path, Ms. Sisk has also been involved with the Pensacola Bay Area Impact 100 as well as the First Christian Disciples of Christ. Interested in maintaining professional connections, she belonged to the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, the American Vocational Association, the International Textiles and Apparel Association and the American Association of University Women. Furthermore, Ms. Sisk was president of the West Florida Home Economics Association from 1982 to 1984, and she also belonged to Kappa Omicron Nu, Delta Kappa Gamma and Phi Delta Kappa International.
Due to her accomplishments in leadership, counseling and fashion merchandising instruction, she was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation from Pensacola State College in 1992. She has also been featured in Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Education, Who's Who of American Women and Who's Who in the South and Southwest.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Ms. Sisk 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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