CHARLOTTE, NC, July 29, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Gwendolyn Cureton Pearson with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mrs. Pearson 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 his 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.
Having accrued more than 40 years of inimitable expertise as a schoolteacher, Mrs. Pearson garnered a laudable reputation in her position with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School District before retiring in 2019. Particularly proficient as a science educator, she was additionally noted for her talents as a singer and actress. As a performer and assistant director for Crusade Productions in Charlotte, Mrs. Pearson has appeared in several local and national plays, including "My Grandmother Prayed for Me," "A Good Man is Hard to Find," "Honey, I Got Laid Off" and "The Christmas Dinner."
Highly educated, Mrs. Pearson first received a Bachelor of Science in Science at Barber Scotia College in 1976. She later attained a Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2003, a Master of Arts in School Administration and Supervision at Gardner Webb University in 2006 and a Master of Arts in Divinity at Union Presbyterian Seminary in Charlotte, NC in 2016. To remain aware of developments in her field, Mrs. Pearson has been active as a corresponding member of the National Science Teaching Association. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, the organization is comprised of science teachers and those that work in the field who are committed to cultivating excellence in teaching and learning.
As a community leader, Mrs. Pearson has volunteered her time with the nonprofit organization, Care to Share. She was also a fundraiser for the Diabetic Association in Charlotte. For her efforts as an educator, she was nominated twice for Teacher of the Year by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools in 2000 and 2018. She also received a Best Actress Award in 1996 for her role in "A Good Man is Hard to Find" and "My Grandmother Prayed For Me." A celebrated Marquis listee, Mrs. Pearson has been featured in the 26th and 27th editions of Who's Who of American Women. She has also been instrumental in acquiring donations and scholarships for many organizations in her honor and on her behalf.
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