Huntingdon News

April 27, 2004
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Huntingdon College
News Release

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, since 1965.

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.


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