Mary A. (Marci) Merchant Lower

Honored by:Nancy Lysen
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M.Ed. University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri
Certifications: Missouri - Counselor and Home Economics - Life
B.S. Iowa State University Ames, Iowa, Home Economics

Professional Experience
Columbia Public Schools, Columbia, Missouri 1986 to 1997
Vocational Counselor, Columbia Area Career Center 1986 - 1997
Coordinator/Counselor, New Directions Center 1978 to 1986
Teacher, Early Childhood Education 1974 to 1978
Coordinator, Home Economics Adult Education Program 1976 to 1978
First Baptist Church Child Development Center 1971 to 1973
Oak Brook and Niles School Districts, Home Economics Teacher, Illinois 1968
Girls Clubs of America Director, Columbus, Indiana 1959 to 1960

Pi Lamda Theta, educational honorary
Phi Delta Kappa, educational honorary
Altrusa Club of Columbia, Missouri
Broadway Christian Church P. E. 0.
Fortnightly Club Columbia Garden Club

Gardening, Biking, Walking and Hiking
Concerts and Plays
Children and Grandchildren

Retired from Columbia Public Schools with 23 years of professional service in 1997 at age 60.

Marci died Aug. 14, 2009, in Columbia, MO from breast cancer. She was born in Ames, IA on July 13, 1937.

Submitted 7/13/98; updated 1/6/2014