Melinda E. Shanholtz

Shanholtz, Melinda 652922Ms. Shanholtz is known as ‘Miss Liberty’ for her 32 years of dedicated teaching. Ms. Shanholtz loves her profession and feels that her greatest reward is inspiring her students to become teachers. She attributes her success to her motivation and determination to succeed.


  • American Cancer Society
  • American Heart Association
  • Board of Directors, Honors Class, Diabetes Foundation
  • Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Member of the International Reading Association
  • Member of the Frederick County Reading Association
  • Member of the Frederick County Teachers Association
  • Member of Kappa Kappa Iota
  • Volunteer Extraordinaire, Frederick Women’s Civic Club


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2014)
  • Honoree, Worldwide Lifetime Achievement Award (2012)
  • VIP of the Year, Cambridge Who’s Who (2009)
  • Inductee, Gold Membership, Cambridge Who’s Who (2009)
  • Nominee, Agnes Meyers Outstanding Teacher Award (1988)
  • Multiple Nominations, Who’s Who Among American Teachers

Leave a Reply