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79 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine EDUCATION LIBRARIAN (RETIRED) Oxon Hill Branch Library Forestville, MD PRE K-12 SCHOOL TEACHER (RETIRED) Christian County Board of Education Crofton, KY Millennium Magazine Featured Listee VIRGINIA BRADLEY MOORE For nearly six decades, Virginia Bradley Moore exemplified the spirit and aptitude of librarianship, culminating in her final role as a librarian at the Oxon Hill Branch Library in the Sojourner Truth Room, African American Research Collection, from 2007 until her retirement in 2012. Contributing to the wealth of knowledge of scholars and students, she was notably invited by former First Lady Laura Bush to attend the launch of National Library Week in The White House in 2003. Throughout her career, Ms. Moore is revered for advancing the study of literature, religion and African American history. She holds a BS from Winston-Salem State University and an MLS from the University of Maryland. Previously serving as a librarian and educator at myriad school districts beginning in 1954, Ms. Moore also contributed her expertise to bibliographies, scripts and teaching materials, and was elected to join the first library and information science delegation to the People’s Republic of China. For her pioneering efforts, she was cited by The Washington Post in 2011, as well as earned the 2013 Distinguished Service Award from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association, among other prestigious accolades. Supported by 43 years of excellence in the education industry, Kay Ray Putty notably served as a Pre K-12 schoolteacher for the Christian County Board of Education in Kentucky from 1965 until her retirement in 2008. Impressively, she was honored with over $20,000 for not missing any school days during her educational tenure, and she has been revered for being a dedicated, invaluable member of her community. Among those who fought before the local Board of Education to install an elementary school in Crofton, Kentucky, instead of transferring young students to a larger town, she has also donated to the Salvation Army and Goodwill. Additionally, she conducts church activities within her community. Ms. Putty holds a BS in French, English, health and physical education, an MA in education and an EdS, all from Austin Peach State University, receiving the latter in 1976. She also graduated first in her class at Christian County High School in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, in 1960. A member of the Christian County Retired Teachers Association, Ms. Putty intends to continue fundraising for the local parks to keep them running amid the coronavirus pandemic. KAY RAY PUTTY, EDS