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Dr. Mary Davidson (MS '92)


At the time of the Award, Dr. Mary Davidson was:

Mississippi School for Math and Science
Columbus, MS

Subject(s) taught: Biology/Life Science
Grade(s): 11, 12

Biographical Information

Mary Lofton Davidson, Ph.D., was a teacher at the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science in Columbus. She was dedicated to preparing her students for the future by instilling sound values, as well as helping assure a command of her subject and its related skills. Dr. Davidson not only taught her students the principles of problem solving through scientific application, she also encouraged them to apply this approach to their own lives. Dr. Davidson interacted closely with her students, serving as a role model and deriving personal satisfaction from helping them reach their full potential and goals. Dr. Davidson was named to the first biology team of the Woodrow Wilson Institute and in 1991, she was recognized as Teacher of the Year for the state of Mississippi.

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Memoriam: Dr. Mary Davidson (MS ’92)

Additional Information


1988 Mississippi State University, Ph.D.