Evelyn Dunbar Webb

Evelyn Dunbar Webb

Title: Alternative Education Teacher (Retired) and President
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States

Evelyn Dunbar Webb, Alternative Education Teacher (Retired), President and Founder of Bumblemeyer Publications, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Education.

Ms. Dunbar Webb worked with the Lynchburg Regional Juvenile Detention Center since 2010, and has taught in the alternative education sector for many years, retiring in 2016 She worked in fiscal services and accounting for some years before becoming a teacher, and specializes in the literary arts. Ms. Dunbar Webb is the author of such works as “The Word Collector” and “Aunt Maude’s Window”, as well as a winner of numerous poetry and academic prizes. She is a recipient of the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, and has appeared in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the World, and Who’s Who of American Women. In 2017, she established a small publishing company, Bumblemeyer Publications, which calls together her expertise and skills in the industry.

A New Haven, CT native, Ms. Dunbar Webb was co-owner and vice president of Gremlin Systems, Ltd. In Old Lyme, CT from 1985 to 1996, and applied her accounting skills as director of fiscal services at the Valley RR Company in Essex, CT, and with First Step Inc. as a client accounting specialist. She was an assistant office manager with the Old Virginia Candle Company for two years while she worked on an AAS from Central Virginia Community College, which she earned in 2000. Ms. Dunbar Webb completed a BA in English from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College in 2002, followed in 2011 by a MEd in teaching from Liberty University. She joined New Vistas School in 2002, launching her teaching career.

Ms. Dunbar Webb has taught in a variety of settings, from being a writing workshop instructor at the Lynchburg Academy of Fine Arts Center to the Pregnant Teens Program of the Laurel Regional School of Alternate Education. She has also led the literary community as founder and coordinator of the Prime Time Writer’s Forum in Lynchburg, and as poet coordinator of the Valley View Retirement Community for two years. Of her numerous literary accolades, Ms. Dunbar Webb has received a 2012 Writers Digest Poetry Award, a 2003 Writing for Children Award from the San Gabriel Writer’s League, a 2002 Margaret Walker Memorial Poetry Prize, a 2001 Helen Calvert Award for “Ekphrasis,” and a 2000 Margaret I. Raynal Fiction Award.

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