Louise Fay Despres

Title: Secondary School Educator (Retired)
Location:  Williamsburg, VA United States

Affiliations/Associations/Societies:

  • Connecticut Council of Language Teachers
  • Connecticut Institute for Teaching and Learning (1988-90)
  • HP Union Church (worship committee volunteer, 2013)
  • Hyde Park Kenwood Soup Kitchen (volunteer, 2012)
  • Lay Reader Church (volunteer, 2014)
  • LEAP, New Haven (volunteer development teacher, 1968)
  • North Haven Board of Education, CT (1968)
  • PEO International (president, Westport chapter B, 1999-2001) (recording secretary, Westport, 2007-2009) (PEO Star scholarship chair, 2010-2011) (president 2011-2012),
  • Rescue for the Blind, New Haven, volunteer (1969)
  • University Chicago Oriental Institute, volunteer (2015)
  • University Chicago Service League (member games group, 2013) (games service league chair)

Achievements:

  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2017)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2017)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (2007-2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the World,” Marquis Who’s Who (2009-2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who of American Women,” Marquis Who’s Who (2006-2011)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in American Education,” Marquis Who’s Who (2007-2008)
  • Grant Recipient, Board of A Better Chance, New Canaan, Connecticut (2001-2006)
  • Recipient, Pegasus Pride Award, Connecticut Council of Language Teachers (2001)
  • Recipient, Advanced Placement Teacher Recognition Award, New England College Board (1994)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (1987-1988)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the East,” Marquis Who’s Who (1986-1987)
  • Recipient, National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship (1983)
  • Grant Recipient, French Government (1972-1973)
  • Recipient, Higher Education Academy Fellowship (1966-1967)

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