Before the Bell RingsWhen the Sky is Blue

September 5, 2012 (Jackson) - Puntwida L. Trezvant (’10) is a recent graduate who took her degree from Belhaven and rocketed into her career. She is the founder, president and CEO of Reach & Teach Association and has authored two popular books,Before the Bell Rings and When the Sky is Blue.

Her latest book, When the Sky is Blue, provides individuals with insight on how to get along in the workplace. Trezvant said, “It challenges the reader to start from within when entering into the workforce by thorough self-examination, which encourages productivity and success.”

Trezvant’s Reach & Teach Association conducts motivational, educational, and inspirational workshops and seminars on a variety of topics in learning. Prior to founding Reach & Teach Association, she served as an elementary and middle school teacher for over 14 years and a community college instructor for over five years.

She earned her Master of Education through the Belhaven adult studies program where she specialized in curriculum and instruction. “Belhaven’s masters program was an experience I will never forget. It was filled with many lessons, laughs and challenges. Those challenges allowed me to obtain patience, endurance, and perseverance which in turn prepared me personally and professionally,” said Trezvant.

She obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Wichita State University. She is currently studying sociology at Our Lady Of the Lake University.