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 (UPDATED: January, 2009)


2009 Published and co-authored new book The Master’s Hand, 50 testimonies of lives Christ changed.

2009 Selected to present for International Federation of Speakers, Capetown, South Africa

2009  Televised celebration for hosting 100th television program on CTN’s WJTR.

2008 Selected to Emcee Global Day of Prayer at Busch Stadium, St. Louis

2008 Published in The Power of Words, by Bethany House

2007 National Award finalist for Cable in the Classroom

2007 Published in Celebrating Mothers and Daughters

2007 Host of new weekly television program on WTJR-TV: The Outreach Connection

2006 Inducted into Midwest Education Hall of Fame

2006 Selected as Presenter for the Midwest Regional Emmy Awards

2006 Story published by Bethany House: The Embrace of a Father

2005 Story published in Chicken Soup For The Grandma’s Soul

2005 Television pilot for God Allows U-Turns

2005 Selected as presenter for the National Federation of Press Women’s Conference, “Getting Published.”

2005 Featured on TCT Television internationally in 170 different countries

2004 TBN Television interview with interpreter in El Salvador to 25 countries,

2004 Ten Year Service Award as adjunct professor at Webster University

2004 Selected for Board of Directors, National Speakers Association, St. Louis Chapter.

2004 Monthly columnist for St. Louis newspaper

2004 Biography published in anthology: Women Serving Women.

2003 Featured on national  Christian television program, On Main Street

2003 Story published in Living Your Dreams – 10th Anniversary Edition of Chicken Soup For The Soul

2002 First Place Winner---National Federation of Press Women Communication Contest (1st in nation)

2002 Story published in Chicken Soup for The Teacher’s Soul

2001 Book published - It’s Your Turn Now!   

2001 Presentations in South Africa (school & radio)

2001 Keynote speaker at the Crystal Cathedral International Women’s Conference

2001 National Speakers’ Association 1st Place Regional Showcase Winner

2001 Article, “Teaching with Class” selected for inclusion in God Allows U-Turns

2000 Outstanding Alumni Award, Webster University

2000 Selected as Presenter for the Regional Emmy Awards 2000

2000 Champion Award of the Epworth Foundation     

2000 AT&T Cable Network Weekly Television Talk Show Host

2000 Featured by Bob Costas with Cardinal Baseball Hall of Fame

2000 Resolution of Honor by State of Missouri House of Representatives

1999 Inducted into National Teachers Hall of Fame

1999 Senate recommendation for Governor’s School Violence Task Force

1999 Co-founder of Salt and Light Ministry

1999 Proclamation given by U.S. Secretary of Education, Richard Riley

1999  St. Louis School Partnership recognition (Integration Program for Race Relations.)

1999 Trainer for Lee Canter and Associates, 10 years:  Succeeding with Difficult Students, Beyond Assertive Discipline, Violence Prevention: Scared or Prepared, How to Get Parents on You Side, Homework Without Tears, Classroom Technology.

1998 Recognition by OASIS: (Senior Citizens) Production of original play ACT YOUR AGE.