marcia_andrews.jpgWEST PALM BEACH — The Delta Epsilon Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. has chosen Palm Beach County School Board Member Marcia Andrews as its Zeta Woman of the Year.

Andrews will be honored during the 93rd Finer Womanhood Service, on Sunday, Feb. 17 at 10:45 a.m., at the Greater Bethel Primitive Baptist Church, 1340 W. 30th St., Riviera Beach.

Founded in 1920, Zeta Phi Beta is an international nonprofit social organization that supports education throughout the United States through its National Education Foundation. Zeta Phi Beta is involved in philanthropy, scholarships, numerous education programs, mentoring, community development projects and leadership development.

Its members include some of the nation’s top women corporate, government and education leaders.

Through the years, Andrews has served as an assistant principal, principal, director, and chief officer of Human Resources.

After retirement, she  started volunteering in the community and later started Up Front Consulting, LLC.
Andrews has been married to Robert Andrews for 41 years, has one daughter and five grandchildren, and enjoys tennis, exercising, and jogging.

Andrews grew up in Palm Beach County and graduated from Roosevelt High School.

She graduated with a bachelor degree in Education from Florida Atlantic University and a masters in Administration and Supervision from Nova University.

She was recognized as one who enjoyed teaching her students and  working hard to make sure they were successful.

Andrews, who says she wants to continue to be a change agent for building better school and community relations, has been active in numerable community and civic organizations, including chairman of the Urban League of Palm Beach County; member and officer of Payne Chapel A.M.E. Church, past president of the Florida Association of School Personnel Administrators; member of the Palm Beach County Democratic Party Executive Committee; service on the PTA and SAC at Cypress Trails Elementary School and Crestwood Middle School; service on the Glades Tri Cites Community Education Committee; and member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority.