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Edith E. Persing Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Edith E. Persing has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the education industry.

    SPRING LAKE, MI, July 26, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Edith E. Persing with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Edith E. Persing 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.

Recalling the hardships and disadvantages experienced during the Great Depression, Mrs. Persing believes that her childhood was strengthened by a loving, helpful, and faithful family, as they relied on one another's love to survive those troubled times. While her parents worked, her Aunt Elsie, took care of all the children in the family by reading books to them, which helped her learn to read before attending public school. Priding herself on her formidable work ethic and sense of perseverance, Mrs. Persing excelled as a student, attaining a Bachelor Science before the age of 20.

Marrying her husband soon after college, Mrs. Persing turned her focus toward taking care of her young, growing family. Unfortunately, she was left to care for her five children by herself following her husband's unexpected passing in 1965. Mrs. Persing then turned toward the field of education for her career, working as a teacher while pursuing a Master of Science in counseling which she achieved.

Mrs. Persing found success as a dedicated psychology teacher who was able to engage students through an energetic teaching style. She pursued education throughout much of her career. This spirited advanced educational effort demonstrated Mrs. Persing's desire to give her students the best possible education. Over her 30-year career, Mrs. Persing had the pleasure of teaching, mentoring, and learning from approximately 50,000 students.

Throughout her life and career, Mrs. Persing encountered several influential mentors, apart from her family and her husband. While studying for her graduate degree, she became acquainted with Dr. Milton Cudney, who cultivated her innate desire to be the best teacher possible. Dr. Cudney also taught her how to connect with people, how recognize family patterns, and how to delicately approach and suggest resolve for an individual's personal issues. Mrs. Persing and Dr. Cudney maintained a life-long friendship and mentorship until his death.

Another influential educator Mrs. Persing encountered was Dr. Leo Buscalglia, who taught at the University of Southern California. Edith has read and kept all of his books, which inspired her to utilize new methods of encouraging her students. Dr. Buscalglia taught people to connect to life and teach others to do the same. Finally, Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, the preacher, was an enormous influence on Mrs. Persing's personal and professional life. She read all 24 of his books.

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

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