Honor Hall Recipients

Aleene Cross

  • Served as president of the American Vocational Association and the Georgia Vocational Association
  • First editor of the Journal of Home Economics
  • Established governing bodies of three professional groups: the American Vocational Association (now the Association for Career and Technical Education), the Home Economics Educators’ Association and AHEA
  • Recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Her textbook, “Student Evaluation in Home Economics,” became the standard bearer for many home economics teachers across the country
  • Known for her scholarship, passion for home economics, high spirits and thoughtful care of her students, Cross shaped her profession and touched the lives of thousands of students and educators
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