Evangeline Katherine Brown
Mrs. Evangeline Katherine Brown was born in Norwood, Louisiana and raised throughout Arkansas. She attended high schools in Portland, McGehee and Dumas, Arkansas.
While working in the education system, she chaired the Teachers of English Council for the Arkansas Teachers Association, was a board member of the Nation Council of English Teachers for nine years, and president of the Arkansas Education Classroom Teachers Association and the Desha County Teachers Association. Her accomplishments in the educational arena span a period exceeding 44 years and are too numerous to list.
In her continuing and tireless efforts in the Arkansas community, Mrs. Brown has most recently written and coordinated the first Head Start Program in Chicot County. In this effort, she has involved both the local and national VISTA programs. She has additionally written the proposal and subsequently directed the Pilab Chicot County Nutrition Program for the Southeast Area on Aging; organized and directed the first CETA Summer Youth Program, and served on the Southeast Community Action Board for several terms.
Mrs. Brown is a member of Seven Star Missionary Baptist Church where she serves as Superintendent, Children’s Division, and chairs both the Christian Education Department and Program committees.