Dr. Scruggs

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Dr. Scruggs

About Dr. Bernadette Scruggs

Bernadette Scruggs is one of the Peachtree Ridge High School orchestra directors. Since Dr. Scruggs's arrival at PRHS, the program has grown from 135 students to its present size of over 275 students. Dr. Scruggs received her Bachelor of Music in Education and her Master of Music in Education from Columbus State University. She was awarded a Specialist in Education degree (2002) and a Doctor of Philosophy degree (2008) from Georgia State University. Active in the Georgia Music Educators Association (GMEA), Dr. Scruggs has, with the help of her students, hosted many district events such as Large Group Performance Evaluation for District XIII. Formerly GMEA's Vice President of Performance Evaluations, she chaired the state committees that proposed adding a middle school All-State Orchestra as well as the committee that constructed an updated adjudicator’s form for GMEA Orchestra Large Group Performance Evaluation. She also served as the State Secretary for Georgia ASTA. Currently, Dr. Scruggs serves as Past-President's Representative for GMEA.