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John C. Britt Named a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who's Who

Mr. Britt has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the education industry

    COVE, TX, September 26, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name John C. Britt a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Mr. Britt 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.

A dedicated educator, Mr. Britt recently celebrated 50 years as a history professor with Lee College. He initially joined the college in 1964, and later served as the honors program coordinator from 1995 until his retirement in 2014. Mr. Britt is also recognized as a co-founder of Second Chance, one of the oldest and largest prison education programs in the country. Founded through the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Second Chance recently celebrated its 50th anniversary.

Throughout the course of his career, Mr. Britt has been widely recognized for his contributions as both a historian and educator. He was received numerous awards, including the Western Regional Faculty Award from the Association of Community College Trustees, Leadership Education Award from the Texas State Historical Society, Ima Hogg Achievement Award from the Center of American History at the University of Texas, and Ottis Locke Excellence in Teaching Award from the East Texas Historical Society. In addition, he has been featured in the 64th through 69th editions of Who's Who in America, which were published between 2009 and 2014. He received the Betty Trap Chapman Award from Houston History Alliance in 2015.

An accomplish author, Mr. Britt has published numerous articles in local papers and professional journals pertaining to his work as a historian and adventures as a history teacher. Previously, he provided assistance as an editor for the "Baytown Vignettes," a historical anthology detailing the history of the Texas Gulf Coast community. Mr. Britt currently serves as the president of the Monica Boyd Literacy Foundation, where he previously held the position of treasurer.

In 2013, Mr. Britt was recognized for his work as a historian by the Texas House of Representatives. Mr. Britt has held numerous roles with local and regional organizations, including the Eddie V. Gray Wetlands Center, Chambers County Historical Commission and National Collegiate Honors Council. Additionally, he maintains active involvement with the Bay Area Heritage Society, Texas Community College Teachers Association and East Texas Historical Association. Most recently, Mr. Britt was honored with the dedication of John Britt Hall at Lee College. To learn more about John Britt Hall and its dedication ceremony, please visit

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, John C. Britt has been featured on the Marquis Who's Who Lifetime Achievers website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

Since 1899, when A. N. Marquis printed the First Edition of Who's Who in America , Marquis Who's Who has chronicled the lives of the most accomplished individuals and innovators from every significant field of endeavor, including politics, business, medicine, law, education, art, religion and entertainment. Today, Who's Who in America remains an essential biographical source for thousands of researchers, journalists, librarians and executive search firms around the world. Marquis publications may be visited at the official Marquis Who's Who website at

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