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For her outstanding contributions as a high school English teacher, Lois is recognized on the Donors’ Wall of Fame by Emporia High School Class of 1969 of Emporia, Kansas.

Lois Jacquith began teaching at Barber College in Alabama in 1926. Then, in 1928, she moved on to North Grade School in Pratt, Kansas, followed by Maynard Elementary School in Emporia, Kansas in 1938. She continued her teaching career at Emporia High School in 1939 and retired from EHS in 1971. She was best known for her calm demeanor and understanding patience. Our class knew her during her final teaching years and appreciated her insight during our first year of high school.

Lois taught a total of forty-five years in elementary, high school, and college settings.