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Denise Preskitt Gibbs

Denise Preskitt Gibbs, American speech and language pathology educator. Recipient Vivian I. Roe award, 1975. Member of Speech and Hearing Association Alabama, Council Exceptional Children, American Speech-Language Hearing Association (certified clinical competence), Alpha Gamma Delta.

Background

  • Gibbs, Denise Preskitt was born on January 1, 1952 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Daughter of William Oscar and Betty Scalco Preskitt.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Montevallo, 1974. Master of Science, University Montevallo, 1975. Doctor of Education, University Alabama, 1985.

    Career

    • Learning disabilities teacher University Montevallo, Alabama, 1975—1977, assistant professor speech-language pathology, 1977—1982, assistant professor, 1984—1986, associate professor communications science and disorders, since 1986. Coordinator preschool speech-language-hearing unit University Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1982—1984. Consultant in field.

    Politics

    Christians should be dedicated to the holy responsibility and privilege of loving people of all races and ethnicities in religious communities.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Through The Lord’s Supper, or Holy Communion, the bread and cup symbolize the broken body and shed blood offered by Christ recall God’s great love for people. As they did for the disciples on the eve of Christ’s crucifixion.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    All persons need the ministry of the Church in their struggles for human fulfillment, as well as the spiritual and emotional care of a fellowship that enables reconciling relationships with God, with others, and with self.

    Membership

    Member of Speech and Hearing Association Alabama, Council Exceptional Children, American Speech-Language Hearing Association (certified clinical competence), Alpha Gamma Delta.

    Connections

    • Married Steven Douglas Gibbs, August 5, 1972. Children: Jeremy, Billy, Beth.
    • father: William Oscar
    • mother: Betty Scalco Preskitt
    • spouse: Steven Douglas Gibbs
    • children: Jeremy Gibbs
    • Billy Gibbs
    • Beth Gibbs
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    Born January 1, 1952
    (age 65)
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