FHU Student Elected President of State Organization
Jackie Dukes, a senior music education major at Freed-Hardeman University has been elected president of the West Tennessee Collegiate Association for Music Educators. Dukes was elected by a group of 75 collegiate members representing West Tennessee schools at the National Association for Music Educators (NAfME) Tennessee State Collegiate workshop Saturday, Sept. 29.
Dukes will represent NAfME during the 2012-2013 school year at all official functions in West Tennessee. She will also organize and supervise West Tennessee music education events and submit reports for publication in the “Tennessee Musician. “
Dukes has been very involved with FHU’s Collegiate Musicians/NAfME chapter, serving as secretary, vice-president, and president of the chapter. She was treasurer of the West Tennessee collegiate organization for the 2010-2011 school year.
Dukes is an active participant in FHU’s music program, participating in University Singers and University Band. She has also participated in the orchestra for FHU’s productions of “Beauty and the Beast,” “Little Women,” and “Guys and Dolls.”