SHARON R. GIBSON of Brownsburg, Indiana, was a graduate of Wheaton College and received an M.A. from Ball State University. She taught Latin in the high schools of Pascagoula, Mississippi, for eight years and Brownsburg, Indiana, for 27 years. Her proficiency as a teacher was recognized in 1982 when she was named Indiana Classical Conference Creative Latin Teacher of the Year in 1982, in 1999 when she was named Brownsburg Schools Teacher of the Year, and in 2004 when she was Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year. She died at the age of 70 on 31 January, 2011.
— Ward Briggs