Kenyette Adrine-Robinson

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Title: Retired Teacher, Writer, Poet, Artist, Photographer, Community Activist, Percussionist
Child Management Program
Location: Euclid, Ohio, United States

Kenyette Adrine-Robinson, Retired Teacher, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the Arts.

Ms. Adrine-Robinson has been many things over a rich and multifaceted life. She has been a teacher since 1978, serving higher education, juvenile detention centers, and the disability community. Ms. Adrine-Robinson also served with the U.S. Army from 1969 to 1971, and continued to write and edit for the Army’s Public Information Office and Morale Support Activities through the early ‘80s. She continues to support the Artists in Education Program for the Ohio Arts Council, has authored numerous poems, and has been president of Kenyette Productions since 1976. Ms. Adrine-Robinson is a Marquis Who’s Who Industry Expert, and has received the Marquis Who’s Who Humanitarian Award as well as the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.

Ms. Adrine-Robinson has appeared in the pages of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who I the Midwest, Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who of American Women, and Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America. She was born to James Leroy and Beatrice Johnson Adrine in Cleveland, and attended Kent State University after her service with the Army. She earned a MEd in 1980, and completed a second master’s degree in 1985. She is certified in behavior disorder and learning disability teaching, as well as special education and developmental handicaps. Initially, Ms. Adrine-Robinson entered Kent State as an instructor of Pan-African Studies. She has been a resident photographer and teacher at the Ann Arbor Art Association, a teacher with the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Detention Center, and even a Goodwill Ambassador to Aruba.

Ms. Adrine-Robinson recently received an award in November of 2017, the latest of recognitions that include a 1976 Fela Sowande Award from the Institute for African American Affairs, a 1988 Certificate of Recognition from the Educational Service Center of Cuyahoga County, and a 1997 Certificate of Recognition from the Aruba Tourism Authority. She also won a 1988 Honorable Mention from the Verse Writers’ Guild of Ohio, and is the author of “Be My Shoo-Gar” and “Thru Kenyette Eyes.” Ms. Adrine-Robinson was named a trustee of the Community Christian Church in Euclid from 2001 to 2005. She continues to enjoy her creative pursuits, and occasionally takes her centenarian neighbor out shopping.

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