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band director

Melanie Jean Prusha, American band director. Certified teacher Tennessee, 1985. Named Texas Honor Band Finalixt, Texas Band Directors Association, 1991; recipient Invitation to the Lord Mayor of London Parade, Lord Mayor of London, 2000, Invitation to Rose Bowl Parade, Rose Bowl Commitee, 2002. Member of National Music Educators Association, E. Tennessee Band Directors Association, Tau Beta Sigma (life).

Background

Prusha, Melanie Jean was born on May 3, 1962 in El Paso, Texas, United States. Daughter of Harold and Dorothy Scoggins.

Education

Bachelor in Music Education, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, 1985.

Career

Assistant band director Coronado High School, El Paso, Texas, 1985—1988. Band director Morehead Junior High School, 1988—1991, Liberty Junior High School, Richardson, Texas, 1991—1994. Associate band director Dobyns-Bennett High School, Kingsport, Tennessee, since 1994.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher Tennessee, 1985.

Membership

Member of National Music Educators Association, E. Tennessee Band Directors Association, Tau Beta Sigma (life).

Connections

Married William Joseph Prusha. Children: Caitlin, Jacob.

father:
Harold Scoggins

mother:
Dorothy Scoggins

spouse:
William Joseph Prusha

child:
Caitlin Prusha

child:
Jacob Prusha