Tag Archives: Sound of the South

Past TROY drum majors reunite at Homecoming

November 18, 2019
By Greg Phillips

Past Troy University Sound of the South drum majors representing six decades reunited for Homecoming this year.

The reunion, which came at the urging of TROY Chancellor Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., marked the first specific gathering of drum majors in Sound of the South history.

“Dr. Hawkins thought it would be a good idea to…

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Troy University unveils clock honoring Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr.’s 30 years as Chancellor

September 30, 2019
By Andy Ellis

“Time flies, but memories last forever.” Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor of Troy University, recalled those words on Saturday, during a ceremony honoring his 30 years of service as the University’s chancellor.

Thanks to the help of generous donors, the University dedicated a clock, located in front of Smith Hall, in honor of Dr. Hawkins’…

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Amanda Taylor wins Vergil Parks McKinley Award at Troy University

September 17, 2019
By Andy Ellis

Amanda Taylor, departmental secretary for the band program, has won Troy University’s Vergil Parks McKinley Award.

Taylor, who has been a member of the TROY staff since 2012, received the award from Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, during a ceremony on Tuesday at the Troy Campus. She was nominated by Dr. Mark Walker, Director of…

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