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Rebecca Shrewsbury Leavy


Rebecca Shrewsbury Leavy, American librarian. Certified school library media specialist K-12, rank I teacher.


Leavy, Rebecca Shrewsbury was born on March 4, 1946 in Valdosta, Georgia, United States. Daughter of Ralph Damon and Aline Wade (Lanier) Shrewsbury.


Bachelor, Western Kentucky University, 1967. Master of Science in Library. Science, Western Kentucky University, 1979.


Elementary school library Warren County Schools, Bowling Green, Kentucky, 1967-1968. Teacher junior high school Ohio County Schools, Hartford, 1968-1969. Library media specialist high school Hillsborough County Schools, Tampa, Florida, 1969-1972.

Teacher junior high school Knoxville (Tennessee) City Schools, 1973, library junior high school, 1973-1977. Laboratory school library media specialist Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, 1979-1981, supervisor Educational Resources Center, 1981-1995. High school library media specialist Ohio County Schools, Hartford, Kentucky, since 1995.


  • Certified school library media specialist K-12, rank I teacher.


Board directors Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Bowling Green, 1982-1985. Member American Library Association, Kentucky Library. Association (past secretary special libraries section, academy libraries section, technology roundtable), Kentucky School Media Association, American Quilters Society, Phi Delta Kappa (vice president membership 1989-1992).


  • Other Interests

    Quilting, needlecrafts, antiquing, reading.


Married Tyrel G. Moore, August 19, 1967. 1 child, Brian Lanier Moore. Married Marvin D. Leavy, June 2, 1984.