Marguerite’s love of academics and learning have earned her several significant honors besides the University of Hawaii's best research award described earlier for Music and Intelligence. She was also awarded membership in the US National Music Honor Society (Pi Kappa Lambda --the Hawaii Chapter of Epsilon Upsilon) for recognition of the highest level of academic scholarship and musical achievement.
For her Master’s degree research in the area of Perfect Pitch (above) she was awarded the Province of Alberta $10,000 Scholarship. She also received the University of Calgary Scholarship for this research.
She received a Phenomenal Woman of Canada Award, at Massey Hall in Toronto, in recognition of outstanding life achievement and for being an inspiration to other women. For this she was featured on National Global TV.
Another scholarship awarded to Marguerite was the Metronome Award by the MOTH (Musicians of the Hat) Foundation of Medicine Hat for her considerable musical achievements.
Numerous other awards have come her way, such as an Alberta Teachers Association Scholarship for academic achievement; a Medicine Hat Musical Theatre Advanced Training award for her role as Musical Director of several theatre productions; two Heide Awards from U Hawaii for academic excellence; name on the Dean's List, and more.
Now Working On
Marguerite is presently writing a book on why Music study is so valuable to child intelligence, and has several other works in progress. She is developing a series of Music Education tutorials for colleges and universities. She has been composing music since an early age and looks forward to more time for composing and song-writing in the future. She is currently producing more piano classical and pop recordings . She plans for this to be an on-going process.