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Music educator

Carolyn Ann Wilkins, music educator. Lifetime certified in education Texas, standard certified in education Oklahoma.


Wilkins, Carolyn Ann was born on April 25, 1946 in Durant, Oklahoma, United States. Daughter of Billy Ray and Eunice Gertrude Mitchell.


Bachelor in Music Education, Southeastern State University, 1968. Master of Arts in Education, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical, 1976.


Teacher vocal music McKinney Independent School District, Texas, 1968—1971, Durant Independent School District, Oklahoma, 1971—1973, since 1981, Plano Independent School District, Texas, 1973—1977, Hugo Independent School District, Oklahoma, 1980—1981. Teacher upward bound program S.O.S.U., Durant, Oklahoma, 1990—1993. Music minister First Christian Church, Durant, since 1993.


  • Lifetime certified in education Texas, standard certified in education Oklahoma.


People need not just to accept but also to grow in relationship with God. God's grace and love constantly prompts and seeks to transform people, and so they should continually seek and pray to grow in holiness and love.


The state should not use its authority to promote particular religious beliefs, nor should it require prayer or worship in the public schools. However, the state should leave students free to practice their own religious convictions.


A true Christian should help those in need, regardless of religious affiliation.


Director community choir S. Eastern State University, Durant, 1997—2000. Performer Summer Theater S.O.S.U., 2000. Member of National Education Association, Oklahoma Music Educators Association (2000 Hall of Fame), Music Educators National Convention (state vocal vice president, chairman all state choir, Director of Distinction 1998), Oklahoma Choral Directors Association, Durant Chamber of Commerce (member magnolia court 2002).


  • Other Interests

    Antiques, piano, collecting carolers.


Children: Joli Jorgenson, Joshua.

Billy Ray

Eunice Gertrude Mitchell

Joli Jorgenson Wilkins

Joshua Wilkins