Notre Dame English Teacher Mary Ann Tiano to be Honored for Her Dedication to Education

By Connect Clarksburg Staff | October 10, 2017
In observance of National Italian Heritage Month for October, the Progressive Women's Association will honor ten women of Italian heritage during a noon luncheon on Friday, October 27. The event will take place at Uptown Event Center and will feature bank financier Marie Prezioso as keynote speaker.

Connect Clarksburg is pleased to present this introduction of one of this year's honorees.
Rosalyn Queen Alonso, PWA President, noted that the Women of Distinction Program recognizes Harrison County women who have made a difference in their communities. She described this highly-successful program as an expression of gratitude for their commitment and continued support.

This program is a continuation of our mission - “A movement providing opportunities to empower women in their personal advancement that will enable them to impact their community,”  Mrs. Alonso said.

This event is sponsored through the generous support of Davis Funeral Home.

If you would like to attend the luncheon, please contact Elinda Carson at the PWA at (304) 624-6881 by Monday, October 23 to make reservations. Tickets are $10 per person; seating is limited but family and friends of the honorees are welcome and invited.

The individial woman recognized in the Education category is Mary Ann Tiano.
In her education career, Mary Ann taught at Lost Creek High School, served as Dean of Students at Salem College, and has been teaching English at Notre Dame High School for the last 18 years. Also a successful entrepreneur, Mary Ann owned The Accessory and JT’s Restaurant, both in Morgantown. Mary Ann and her late husband, John T. Tiano, have two sons, John Tiano and JR Tiano, and one granddaughter, Emma Rose.

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