Elizabeth McDuffie Bricken Jones ’65 Honored with Huntingdon College Alumni Achievement Award
Montgomery, AL—Elizabeth McDuffie Bricken Jones, Huntingdon College
Class of 1965, was recognized with the Alumni Achievement Award by the National
Alumni Association Board during Homecoming, 2004, in April. Jones was honored
for her service to her community. She has been a resident of Johnson City, Tennessee,
Active in a wide variety of community organizations, the Holston Conference of The
United Methodist Church, Johnson City Power Board, Johnson City Public Schools
Foundation, First Tennessee Development District, Watauga Mental Hospice Board
of Directors, the Hands On Museum, the PTA, Cub Scouts, and the Junior League
are a few of the organizations that have benefited from Jones' leadership and
service. Jones served three terms on the Johnson City Board of Education, from
1987 to 1999, after which she was elected to the Board of Commissioners. In May,
2001, she was elected mayor of Johnson City, and served one term.
Jones received recognition during the National Alumni Association awards luncheon
on April 17. Huntingdon College is celebrating its Sesquicentennial year as a private
coeducational liberal arts college related to the United Methodist Church.