Recipients of the: Legacy Award in Music Education
Michelle McKenzie received her education at Alabama State University, where in 2000 she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education.
Michelle McKenzie has worked as an elementary school educator in the Montgomery County Public Schools, Montgomery, Alabama, in 2000 and 2001; and in 2001 she began her journey as a secondary school educator for the Montgomery County Public Schools, where she still is employed.
McKenzie is the Minister of Music at which church or school? in Luverne, Alabama, where she taught and directed songs for various choirs, plays the organ and sings for all services, crusades and revivals.
Michelle McKenzie is a member of Alabama Education Association and a Member of National Association for Music Education. She also belongs to the Alabama Vocal Association, District VI.
Upcoming and Recent Programs
The Annual Ralph D. Abernathy Civil Rights Lecture Series
In 1955, Rev. Ralph D. Abernathy helped organize the Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA) and worked with Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. as a key leader of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Named in memory of the noted ASU graduate and civil rights leader, this annual lecture series honors the legacy of well-known and little-known activists who contributed to the success of the modern civil rights movement. Sponsored in partnership with the Montgomery Improvement Association (MIA).
Lift Every Voice:
A newsletter from The National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African-American Culture at Alabama State University. Fall 2015, Vol. 1, Issue 1.
A Visual Interpretation of African-Americans’ Struggle for Recognition as Human Beings and First-Class Citizens
Commissioned by The National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African-American Culture at Alabama State University
- National Center Honors Alumnus for Outstanding Years of Service
- Remembering civil rights activist Medgar Evers
- New president brings sense of urgency to Morehouse
- Jeannie Graetz Literacy Program
- Inscription On Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial To Be Removed
- King's Forgotten Manifesto
- Harlem churches see gospel tourist boom on Sundays
- A Plot of Land, a Path to Freedom
- Tourism tax, like all taxes, should have a sunset