Go to content

Main menu:

Meet the Judges

2002 Judges

Jeri Chase Ferris is the author of ten award-winning biographies for children and young adults. Ms. Ferris specializes in biographies of women and minorities, people who have done great and important deeds, but have been overlooked in history. Ms. Ferris retired from teaching five years ago to devote herself to writing full time.

Some books by Ms. Ferris:
What I Had Was Singing: The Story of Marian Anderson
Marian Anderson was a great African American singer who was able to overcome many racial barriers in America.

Native American Doctor: The Story of Susan LaFlesche Picotte
She was the first Native American woman doctor, receiving her MD in 1889. She devoted her life to helping her people rise above the destruction of their way of life.

With Open Hands: A story about Biddy Mason
Biddy Mason was brought to California in 1851 as a slave. She became one of the richet women in Southern California and a great philanthropist to the poor of all races.

Claudia Doege is an entreprenuer, public speaker and author. In one TV season, Claudia Doege managed over $1 billion worth of Mighty Morphin Power Rangers®' global licensing agreements, along with other promo, food and TV movie contracts. Since 1995, Claudia has lectured at more than 75 colleges, and coached individuals and businesses about multiple revenue streams, licensing, merchandising, patents, copyright and trademarks.

Lyn Reese, Director, Women in World History Curriculum

2001 Judges

Carol Ryan retired journalist

Pat Hanson, PhD professor of Women's Studies, Monterey Peninsula College and chairman of the Monterey Bay branch of the National Writer's Union

Jeri Chase Ferris - retired teacher and children's book author

Updated February 18, 2002

Home Page | Books | Mulan | Essay Contest | Articles | Lesson Plan | Gifts | Our Parent Company | Links | Contact Us | Site Map

©  Victory Press 2012 | eileen@victorypress.us

Back to content | Back to main menu