Shawnee Community College's Sherrie Malone, a business instructor, has been awarded the North Central Business Education Association Outstanding Contributions to Business Education by a Postsecondary Business Teacher for 2016, according to a news release from Shawnee Community College.

The North Central Business Education Association is an affiliate of the National Business Education Association, the nation’s largest professional organization devoted to serving individuals and groups engaged in instruction, administration, research and dissemination of information for and about business. 

In addition to her most recent achievement, Malone was named Shawnee Community College Full-time Faculty Member of the Year in 2016, Illinois Business Education Association Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year in 2015, and Southern Illinois Business Education Association Teacher of the Year in 2014, according to Shawnee Community College. 

Malone and her husband, David, have been married 25 years and have three children, Jenna, Tayler, and Aryn. Jenna and Tayler are currently Shawnee Community College students pursing degrees in nursing and business.

— The Southern