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Home economics educator

Laurel Jean Stewart, American Home economics educator. Certified vocational home economics, kindergarten teacher, Kentucky. Named Woman of Year, Berea Chamber of Commerce, 1990. Member American Vocational Association, Kentucky Vocational Association, Kentucky Vocational Home Economics Teachers(regional president 1977), Berea Business and Professional Women's Club (past president, vice president, secretary).

Background

Stewart, Laurel Jean was born on March 15, 1938 in Pikeville, Kentucky, United States. Daughter of Robert Lee and Wilmadiea Alice (McGuire) Shepherd.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Berea College, 1966. Master of Science, Eastern Kentucky University, 1976.

Career

Home economics teacher, Wolfe County High School, Campton, Kentucky, 1966-1969;preschooling teacher, Berea (Kentucky) College, 1971-1972;home economics teacher, Berea Community School, since 1972;chair home economics department, Berea Community School, since 1977;chair vocational education, Berea Community School, since 1978.

Achievements

  • Certified vocational home economics, kindergarten teacher, Kentucky.

Religion

Creed or other statements should be rejected as they may compromise each believer’s obligation to interpret Scripture under the guidance of the Holy Spirit and within the community of faith.

Politics

Every Christian of voting age should exercise his or her God-given responsibility and constitutionally guaranteed right to engage in the political life by voting in every appropriate election.

Views

A person’s joy comes through relationships rather than purpose. In fact, it is the relationships that give meaning to services, ministries, and zeal.

Membership

Member American Vocational Association, Kentucky Vocational Association, Kentucky Vocational Home Economic Teachers (regional president 1977), Berea Business and Professional Women's Club (past president, vice president, secretary).

Connections

Married Henry G. Stewart, September 14, 1957. 1 child, Alice.

father:
Robert Lee Shepherd

mother:
Wilmadiea Alice (McGuire) Shepherd

spouse:
Henry G. Stewart

child:
Alice Stewart