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Ewell Gayle Guidry Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Mr. Ewell Gayle Guidry has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in public school education, counseling, and testing

Active in his professional community, Mr. Guidry has been a member of the Lafayette Parish School Counselors Association for more than 35 years.

    LAFAYETTE, LA, November 21, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Ewell Gayle Guidry with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Guidry celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he 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.

Recognized as a dedicated school teacher and counselor, Mr. Guidry has been affiliated with the Lafayette Parish School System in Lafayette, Louisiana, for over 30 years. Since 2014, he has served as a test coordinator on campus, administering the placement test required when students transfer from a parochial or private school or from a homeschooling atmosphere to the public school system to determine if their studies align with the public educational curriculum.

Leveraging his former success in this niche area, Mr. Guidry was the GED test administrator for the Lafayette Parish School System and the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center from 1986 to 2013. Employed by several other school districts in the past, he taught junior high school mathematics and science and served as a guidance counselor beginning in 1966. Additionally, Mr. Guidry served as the chair of the Lafayette Parish High School Career Day for several years and was a testing supervisor for the ACT and SAT and the selective service registrar for Acadiana High School from 1990 to 1999.

Mr. Guidry has been active civically as an honorary recruiter for the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Navy from 1981 to 1999. Highly educated, he graduated with a diploma from Gueydan High School in Louisiana in 1962. Pursuing higher education locally, Mr. Guidry acquired a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in administration, supervision, and guidance from the University of Southwestern Louisiana (now the University of Louisiana at Lafayette) in 1966 and 1972, respectively.

Active in his professional community, Mr. Guidry has been a member of the Lafayette Parish School Counselors Association for more than 35 years. In light of his accomplishments, he received a fellowship from Mississippi College in Clinton, which was sponsored by Entergy Corporation, and a second fellowship from the University of South Carolina and General Electric Corporation, through which he focused on psychology and other topics related to his profession.

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