REEDVILLE, VA, September 15, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Grayce Elizabeth Cramer with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Cramer 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.
Now retired from a remarkable career in education, Ms. Cramer was aligned with Northumberland County Public School in Heathsville, Virginia, for more than two decades. Acquired by the district in 1992, she taught at the second grade level for nearly 20 years. She also served as the child study chairperson between 1999 and 2015. Prior to her tenure as a teacher, Ms. Cramer enjoyed a decade of work as the school librarian at the Hallstead Christian Academy in Hallstead, Pennsylvania, from 1975 to 1986.
Ms. Cramer's affinity for library science began during her time as a student in high school, during which she often spent time learning the dewy decimal system and card cataloging in between classes. In college, she had the opportunity to work at the library at Western Michigan University. When Ms. Cramer secured her first position in library science at the Academy, she had the good fortune to play an instrumental role in building the entire library from the ground up.
Aligned with several community initiatives, Ms. Cramer served as a board director of the Sherwood Forest Shores Association in Reedville, Virginia, for three years, until 2020. She also contributed for many years as a team member of March of Dimes in Lancaster County, Virginia, and as a captain of the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life team in Northumberland County, Virginia. Ms. Cramer's volunteer work also included donating afghans and various other baby items to the needy through From the Heart, a nonprofit organization in Richmond, Virginia, and spent her free time making approximately 600 masks for frontline workers during the Coronavirus pandemic. She is presently active with her local homeowners' association.
A native of Allegan, Michigan, Ms. Cramer graduated from Gobles High School as the valedictorian of her class. She then prepared for her career by earning a Bachelor of Arts in education, summa cum laude, at Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1991. Eminently qualified in her field, Ms. Cramer has been a certified teacher in Pennsylvania since 1991 and a licensed collegiate professional since 1992.
For many years, Ms. Cramer has been a member of the honorable society of Alpha Delta Kappa. She was a historian for the honor society between 2004 and 2006 and a recording secretary between 2000 and 2004. A celebrated Marquis listee, Ms. Cramer has been featured in the 60th edition of Who's Who in America.
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