Rebecca B. Sisk

REbecca Sisk

Title: Professor (Retired)
Company: Pensacola State College
Location: Pensacola, Florida, United States

Rebecca B. Sisk, Retired Professor at Pensacola State College, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in home economics and education.

With more than 30 years of professional experience, Ms. Sisk is a dedicated and versatile educator who most recently served as an instructor at Pensacola State College from 1967 until her retirement from the industry in 1993. During this time, she was a coordinator of the fashion merchandising program at the college from 1981 to 1993, as well as the owner, secretary, treasurer and on the board of directors of Electronic Communications South, Inc., from 1977 until 1993. Prior to these illustrious roles, she acted as a teacher at Woodham High School and Brentwood High School between 1959 and 1967.

To prepare for her career, Ms. Sisk pursued a formal education at Auburn University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in 1957 and 1961, respectively. She originally had intentions of becoming a physical education teacher; however, upon her arrival at Auburn University, she realized her calling was home economics. She has maintained association with Omicron Nu, Delta Kappa Gamma and Phi Delta Kappa.

Throughout her career, Ms. Sisk has been the author of three books, including “Textiles Lab Manual and Study Guide” in 1982, “Fashion Internship Manual” in 1983, and “Clothing Design: A Programmed Manual” in 1990. In order to remain aware of recent developments within the industry, she has maintained affiliation with several organizations, including the American Home Economics Association, where she was the Florida representative at the 11th Lake Placid Conference. In addition, she was a member of the American Vocational Association, the American Association of College Professors of Textiles and Clothing, and the West Florida Home Economics Association, where she previously served as president from 1982 to 1984.

Married to the late Rodney Ray Sisk, Ms. Sisk is the proud mother of two children, two grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. In her spare time, she enjoys remodeling older homes, tailoring, gardening and reading. The highlight of her career was receiving the rank of professor without a doctorate.

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