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English language educator

Martha Ann Saunders, American English language educator. Recipient Women Making History award West Georgia National Organization for Women, 1988, Woman of Achievement award Business and Professional Women of Carroll County, 1989, Citizenship award Carollton/Carroll County League of Women Voters, 1991, Humanitarian award Carollton Sertoma Club, 1993.


Saunders, Martha Ann was born on July 20, 1930 in Springfield, Ohio, United States. Daughter of A. Dewey and Ruth Harriet (Swanson) Saunders.


AB, DePauw University, 1952. Master of Arts, Auburn University, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy, Georgia State University, 1983.


Graduate teaching assistant, Auburn (Alabama) U., 1952-1954;instructor, Ohio Northern U., Ada, 1954-1955;teacher, Fort Hawkins School, Macon, Georgia, 1955-1956;teacher, Talbot County High School, Talbotton, Georgia, 1956-1957;instructor, West Georgia College, Carrollton, 1965-1974;assistant professor, West Georgia College, Carrollton, 1974-1985;associate professor, West Georgia College, Carrollton, 1985-1993;professor, West Georgia College, Carrollton, since 1993.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


The Gospel shows the manner and the necessary work to be done, by which salvation can be achieved. This is human responsibility to innovate, sponsor, and evaluate new forms of community living.


All human life is created by God and therefore is significant and valuable. When governments implement the capital punishment, then the life of the convicted is devalued and all possibilities of change end.


It is important to experience God's grace working in the lives of people. Wisdom and maturity are gained from life experience, especially during the prayer and sharing stories with other Christians.


President Carrollton/Carroll County League of Women Voters, 1988-1990. Second vice president Georgia League of Women Voters, Atlanta, 1991-1993, 1st vice president, 1993-1995. 1st vice president Pine Valley Council Girl Scouts United States of America, Griffin, Georgia, 1990-1995, Second vice president, 1983-1989.

Member National Council Teachers English, South Atlantic Modern Language Association, Georgia-South Carolina. College English Association (president 1988-1990), Southeastern English in Two-Year Colleges Association, Conference on College Composition and Communication, Phi Kappa Phi (president WGC chapter 1976-1977), Delta Gamma (president Gamma Iota chapter 1951-1952).


Married C. Vann Saunders, August 6, 1955. Children: Pamela, C. Vann III, Hunter.

A. Dewey Saunders

Ruth Harriet (Swanson) Saunders

C. Vann Saunders

Pamela Saunders

C. Vann III Saunders

Hunter Saunders