Kenneth A. Hackman, MEd, has been recognized with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who, celebrating many years of leadership and notable achievements as a science teacher.
Madison, Mississippi – Kenneth A. Hackman, MEd, has been awarded the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s leading publisher of biographical profiles. Mr. Hackman is a highly accomplished science teacher who has been recognized for his achievements, leadership qualities, and professional expertise over his many years in education.
As a teacher of mathematics and science for over 40 years, Mr. Hackman has worked with students in a range of subjects and activities. Since 1996, he has been a respected faculty member at Madison Central High School (MCHS), serving as a science teacher and coordinator for zoological field studies for grades 10 through 12. Known as the Voice of the Jaguars, he has also announced for 11 sports over the years and coached volleyball for over a decade. In addition to his work with the science department, Mr. Hackman is the sponsor for the Madison Central Ornithology Club and Shine Bible Study, and previously served as a Beta Club sponsor.
Mr. Hackman’s career includes teaching advanced placement biology, honors biology, and anatomy and physiology at Callaway High School and Saint Andrew’s Episcopal School. He is known for his expertise in ornithology and herpetology and has contributed to the Mississippi Herpetological Atlas, featured in Wild Bird Magazine, and presented a program at the Queensland Naturalists Annual Conference in Australia on conservation education in Mississippi. He has given over 75 presentations in his area of expertise in recent years and volunteers as a guide and coordinator for ecological conservation tours for students and adults during the summer.
Mr. Hackman has been recognized for his dedication to education with numerous awards over the years, most recently nominated for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching in 2022. He was named Mississippi’s Best Actor and Best Director by the Mississippi Theatre Association and has received awards from the Mississippi Association of Conservation District, Mississippi Wildlife Federation, and other organizations. He is a board member and immediate past president of the Mississippi Ornithological Society and the current Central Mississippi Volleyball Association president.
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