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Covenant College

Lookout Mountain, Georgia

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Dr. Alicia Jackson welcomed the class to Covenant College. Prayer was offered by Dr. Scott Finch. David Ivey taught an introductory singing school. The class practiced singing the major and minor scales and intervals. The seven modes of time were explained, and the following songs were led to demonstrate the modes of time: 49t, 128, 63, 155, 186, 145b, 503, 45t, 74b, 131b.

The following officers were elected or appointed to serve: Co-Chairpersons—Alicia Jackson and Scott Finch; Vice Chairman—David Ivey; Arranging Officer—Jonathon Smith; Secretary—Karen Ivey.


The class was called together by Rodney Ivey leading 56t. Leaders: Jonathon Smith 129; Bridgett Hill-Kennedy 276; David Saylors 268; Daniel Lee and Skip Portis 328; Amber Saylors and Teresa Saylors 209; Nicholas Thompson 192; Daryl Chesney 178; Sarah Trumbore 154; Mary Huffman 107; Joanna Nicovich 27; Sierra Saylors 481; Roberta Strauss 496; John Reeder and Will Ahrenhole 32t; Richard Ivey 36b; John Huffman 84; Janelle Davis and Ann Carey Dupree 81t; Ann Mashchak and Gayle Hall 373; Anna Hinton 142; Ed Thacker 297; Mark Godfrey, Cecil Godfrey, and Leon Godfrey 277; Evie Eddins and Emily Eddins 31t; Susan Cherones 300. Prayer was offered by Reverend Jackson.


The class reassembled with Jonathon Smith leading 145t. Leaders: B.M. Smith 475; Matt Hinton, Jack Beckman, and Barbara Beckman 460; Henry Johnson 138t; Kelsey Ivey and David Gooch 112; Ezra Eddins 168; John Reeder, Abby Tosh, and Charlotte Reeder 186; Karen Ivey and Olivia Jackson 146; Duane Chesney 155; Max Berueffy and Karin Covi 182; Elam Eddins 384; Eli Hinton 40; Steven Huffman 29t; Eli Eddins 77t; Leigh Cooper and Leon Godfrey 440; Paul Figura 313b; Anne Drexler 87; Erica Hinton 228; Ewan Eddins 70t; Christie Burns 159; David Brodeur 540; Shirley Figura 229; Jeremy Shipp family 163b; Eric Tweedy and Chris Tweedy 282; Darlene Dalton 454; Kevin Eddins 288.


Shane Wootten convened the final session leading 76b. Leaders: Robert Chambless 480; Kathy Williams 472; Peter Reichman 393; Alexis Dupree and Emily Eddins 53; Loyd Ivey 47t; Judy Chambless 37b; Cheyenne Ivey 512; Phil Summerlin 415; Karen Ivey, Jonathon Smith, Alicia Jackson, and Olivia Jackson 236.

After recognizing states represented, announcements were made. David Ivey led 46, and the closing prayer was offered by Nathan Lawing.

Co-Chairpersons—Alicia Jackson and Scott Finch; Vice Chairman—David Ivey; Secretary—Karen Ivey