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Marilyn J. Shelton, American counselor. Member American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Mississippi Counseling Association, Mississippi Association Multicultural Counseling and Development, Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development, Alcorn State University National Alumni Association.

Background

Shelton, Marilyn J. was born on December 28, 1955 in Clinton, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Walter Shelton Senior and Ruby (Gorman) Martin.

Education

Associate of Arts, Coahoma Junior College, 1974. Bachelor, Alcorn State University, 1976. Master of Education, Alcorn State University, 1980.

Career

Counselor, outreach worker Talent Search project, Mary Holmes College, West Point, Mississippi, 1980-1982;guidance counselor in residential living, Batesville (Mississippi) Job Corps. Center, 1982-1985;counselor, associate program manager Reserve Officers Training Corps enhanced skills training, Alcorn State University, Lorman, Mississippi, 1985-1987;counselor General College for Excellence, Alcorn State University, Lorman, since 1987.

Religion

Baptists can be referred to as the ‘people of the Book’, because the Bible gives time proven principles of living for every area of life, including marriage, child rearing, family, relationships, finances, and spiritual living.

Politics

Christians should engage the culture through discipleship and through participation in the democratic political process in order to fulfill the kingdom mandate taught in the Bible.

Views

To develop a close relationship with God could be done through many avenues, namely, reading the Bible, praying, praising, worshiping, and telling others of the Gospel.

Membership

Member American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Mississippi Counseling Association, Mississippi Association Multicultural Counseling and Development, Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development, Alcorn State University National Alumni Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, listening to music, traveling to new places, meeting new people.