Title: Counselor, Educator (Retired)
Company: Wilcox Central High School
Location: Beatrice, Alabama, United States
Thelma Annetta Dixon, Retired Counselor and Educator at Wilcox Central High School, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in education and academic administration.
Amassing more than 30 years of professional experience, Ms. Dixon is a celebrated educator who commenced her career as a business teacher at W.J. Jones High School in Pine Apple, AL, from 1967 to 1977. Soon progressing to assistant principal at the high school from 1980 to 1984, she also served as a cheerleading advisor and a counselor between 1969 and 2000. During this period of time, Ms. Dixon also served Wilcox Central High School as a teacher and counselor until her retirement in 2000.
To prepare for her illustrious career, Ms. Dixon pursued formal education at Alabama State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in business education and administration in 1967 and a Master of Education in guidance and counseling in 1975. A member of state advisory committees and financial aid counseling workshops, she also gives back to her community in her spare time as an active member of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Likewise, she was the secretary of the Tabernacle Baptist Church for 42 years and was a member of the County Extension Advisory Board in 1995.
In an effort to remain aware of recent developments within the industry, Ms. Dixon maintained affiliation with numerous organizations, including the National Education Association, the Wilcox County Education Association, and the Alabama Education Association. She has also remained associated with the Order of the Eastern Star Lodge and Kappa Delta Pi, having also been vice president of her local alumni association and member of the Unique Ebonettes Club.
As a testament to her professional success, Ms. Dixon has accrued a number of accolades throughout her career. The recipient of an award from the Alabama guidance and counseling advisory committee with the Society of Distinguished American High School Students in 1982 and 1983, she also received an award from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the Alabama Counseling Association. The recipient of an Outstanding ROTC Award and Navy Recruiting Award, she was named an Outstanding Volunteer by Wilcox Central High School and received the Wilcox County Education Association Award in 1995.
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