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consultant , Music educator

Brent E. Merritt, music educator, consultant. Member Frankfort Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1996—1997; Member of National Education Association (national delegate 1999—2000), Franklin County Education Association (board directors), Kentucky Education Association (state delegate 1997—2002), American Choral Director's Association, Kentucky Music Educators Association, Honorary Order Kentucky Colonels.

Background

Merritt, Brent E. was born on January 15, 1967 in Kankakee, Illinois, United States. Son of Phillip Eugene and Joyce Marlene (Martens) Merritt.

Education

Bachelor Music Education, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, 1989. Master Music Education, University Kentucky, Lexington, 2000.

Career

Director choral and teacher music Olympia Middle and High School, Stanford, Illinois, 1989—1995, Franklin County High School, Frankfort, Kentucky, 1995—2002, Scott County High School, Georgetown, since 2002. Junior district choral chair Illinois Music Educators Association, 1989—1995. Teacher arts and humanities Franklin County High School, Frankfort, 1995—2002.

Assistant director music First United Methodist Church, Frankfort, since 1995. Member faculty State Journal All-Academy Faculty Award, 1998. Member education advisory committee State Republican Gippy Graham, 2000.

Teacher retirement specialist ValuTeachers, Inc., Newman, Georgia, since 2000.

Religion

Salvation is achieved through profound believe in God.

Politics

There is a large range of issues where Church should interact with politics in such areas as poverty and inequality, environmental issues, nuclear and chemical weapons and the harm caused by use of drugs and drinking.

Views

The strongest feature of Methodism is that ordinary people play a major role in the running of the Church.

Membership

Member Frankfort Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1996—1997. Member of National Education Association (national delegate 1999—2000), Franklin County Education Association (board directors), Kentucky Education Association (state delegate 1997—2002), American Choral Director's Association, Kentucky Music Educators Association, Honorary Order Kentucky Colonels.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, gardening, skiing, golf.

Connections

Married Tonya Lynn Hougland-Merritt, August 11, 1998. 1 child Elias (Eli) James.

father:
Phillip Eugene Merritt

mother:
Joyce Marlene (Martens) Merritt

spouse:
Tonya Lynn Hougland-Merritt

child:
Elias Merritt (Eli) James