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Nancy S. Shelton Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Ms. Shelton has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the fields of music and education

Nancy S. Shelton was named Teacher of the Year by the Oklahoma Music Teachers Association in 2009 and received an Oklahoma Baptist University Profile in Excellence Award in 2011.

    MUSKOGEE, OK, April 18, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Nancy S. Shelton with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Shelton 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. Shelton, a longtime private piano teacher in Muskogee, OK, since 1976, recently retired as a full-time music assistant with the First Baptist Church in Muskogee in 2018 after 36 years. She also spent 42 impressive years as an organist for the church between 1976 and 2018. Ms. Shelton spent one year as a choral and string teacher in the Muskogee Public Schools during 1970 and two years as a teaching fellow of piano at the Southwestern Seminary in Fort Worth, TX, during 1973.

A member, former vice president of auditions and honorary member of the Oklahoma Music Teachers Association, Ms. Shelton also served as an audition judge for the organization. She was a judge for the Area Baptist Keyboard Festival for some time as well. Furthermore, Ms. Shelton is a longstanding member of the Music Teachers National Association and the National Guild of Piano Teachers.

Named Teacher of the Year by the Oklahoma Music Teachers Association in 2009, Ms. Shelton has also since received an Oklahoma Baptist University Profile in Excellence Award in 2011. She has been cited in the 23rd and 24th editions of Who's Who of American Women.

Ms. Shelton has held a Bachelor of Arts in music education from Oklahoma Baptist University since 1970 and a Master of Music in church music and Master of Religious Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary since 1974. Born in Greenville, MI, Ms. Shelton is the daughter of James Thomas and Ruth Almira Shelton. In her free time, two of her favorite hobbies include scrapbooking and ceramics.

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

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