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Atlantic City in Atlantic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Shawntel Smith

Muldrow, OK

 

— Miss America 1996 —

 
Shawntel Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 24, 2020
1. Shawntel Smith Marker
Inscription.  
"'My focus is on education and career....It's about being a woman of the '90s with beliefs and philosophies and ideas.... We all have to go through the process of finding out where we fit in today's society.... I think school-to-work is the answer....A school-to-work program teaches students skills in the classroom that they can apply and a chance to use them in the workplace,' Smith said." Smith, 24, is the US Department of Education and Labor's School-to-Work Ambassador to America's Youth.

Tracy Presson, "Miss America Pushes School-To-Work," Salisbury Post, (NC), 3/2/1996, p. 1C
 
Erected by Miss America Organization.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEducationIndustry & CommerceWomen. In addition, it is included in the Miss America Walk series list.
 
Location. 39° 21.589′ N, 74° 26.157′ W. Marker is in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in Atlantic
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County. Marker is on North Michigan Avenue just north of Atlantic Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25 N Michigan Ave, Atlantic City NJ 08401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tara Holland (here, next to this marker); Heather Whitestone (here, next to this marker); Kate Shindle (here, next to this marker); Nicole Johnson (here, next to this marker); Kimberly Aiken (here, next to this marker); Leanza Cornett (here, next to this marker); Carolyn Sapp (a few steps from this marker); Marjorie Vincent (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlantic City.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on July 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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