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Mary Lee Edwards

Mary Lee Edwards (KS '92)

Retired

At the time of the Award, Mary Lee Edwards was:

Teacher
Yates Center High School
Yates Center, KS


Biographical Information

Mary Edwards teaches home economics and science to the ninth through twelfth grade students of Yates Center High School in Yates Center. Ms. Edwards uses a variety of teaching methods including cooperative learning, computers and class discussions to promote critical thinking among her students. A firm believer in the efficacy of mentoring and peer education, Ms. Edwards aims to build self-esteem and the kind of basic social skills that will allow her students to succeed-whether as a worker, a spouse, a single person or a parent. Ms. Edwards has been an advisor to the Future Homemakers of America (FHA) since 1978 and in 1987 saw five of her students compete in the FHA/Home Economics Related Occupations Leadership Meeting in Washington, D.C.


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Additional Information

Degrees/Certifications

1961 Pittsburg State University, B.S.


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