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poet , elementary school educator

Eugenia Belle Martines, American elementary school educator, poet. Recipient Poet Merit Silver Bowl award, International Poet Society, 2002, Shakespeare trophy, Famous Poets Society, 2004, Poet's Merit award, International Poets Society, 2005, Outstanding Achievement award, International Society Poets, 2006.


Martines, Eugenia Belle was born on February 28, 1939 in Marion, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Howard Kelly Gullion and Mary Enias Edwards-Gullion.


Student, Marion Junior College, 1958. Associate of Arts, College of Sequoias, 1960. Bachelor of Education, California State University, Fresno, 1966.

Certified in bilingual education, California, 1996.


Kindergarten teacher Five Points (California) School, 1962—1963. 3d grade special education teacher, 6th grade and 1st grade teacher Corcoran (California) Joint Unified Schools, 1963—1997. Tutoring special children.


Member Kings County Citizens Advisory Board on Alcohol and Other Drugs, Hanford, California, 1986—2001, chairman, 1992. Member Red Ribbon Committee on Kings County and Corcoran, 1989—2001, Kings County Health Advisory Board, Hanford, 1997—2001, Kings County Master Plan on Alcohol and Other Drugs, Hanford, 1991—2001. Tutoring students with dyslexia.

Credentials person region 6 Reform Party of California, since 1997. Member of National Education Association, Parent-Teachers Association (life), Corcoran Faculty Association, California Teachers Association, International Society Poets, Fiction Writers' Connection, Valley Writer's Network (president 1991-1992), Romance Writers of America, Society Children's Writers, Kings County Critiquing (cofounder), Photographers Association, National Writers' Club.


  • Other Interests

    Poetry, reading, writing, dog breeding, politics.


Married Frank Fuentes Martines, May 23, 1959 (deceased October 25, 1991).

Howard Kelly Gullion

Mary Enias Edwards-Gullion

Frank Fuentes Martines