Professional of the Year - Education/Business Education and Spanish

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Beverly K. Brayton

Title: Teacher, Retired
Industry: Education
Type of Organization: School District
Major Product/Service: Education
Expertise: Ms. Brayton has been retired for 19 years after teaching for 32 years. She taught business education to grades 7-12 and Spanish to grades 9-12. Ms. Brayton also served as a Junior class advisor and was responsible for fundraising efforts. She served as a substitute teacher in the Prentice School District for one semester.
Geographic Area of Distribution: Catawba, Wisconsin
Affiliations: Past President, Price County Historical Society; President, Jump River Valley Historical Society; Price County Retired Educators Association; Treasurer, Price County Genealogical Society; Phillips Czech-Slovak Community Festival
University/Degree: A.S., North Central Technical College of Wausau, 1966; B.S., Business Education and Spanish, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, 1971
Born: September 3, 1947
Hobbies/Sports: Family activities, genealogy, volunteering at museums and festivals, assisting with high school class reunions, collecting heart-shaped items, collecting crystal puzzles, collecting antique salt and pepper shakers
Spouse: Dennis
Married: October 18, 1975
Children: Kristin, Karen; Grandchildren: Nicholas, Nathan, Devin
Work History: Ms. Brayton served as a secondary education teacher with the Stanley-Boyd School system from 1971 through 2003.
Honors & Awards: Outstanding Contributor, Price County Fair, 2019; Citizen of the Year, Phillips Area Chamber of Commerce, 2011; Outstanding Volunteer, Price County Retired Educators Association