City honors Carol Sue McKenzie for decades of music education

City honors Carol Sue McKenzie for decades of music educationLocal music educator Carol Sue McKenzie (right) is honored by Mayor Peggy Breeden and the city council for her contributions to Ridgecrest’s music community. McKenzie has taught violin to hundreds of children in the community for 40 years and has organized the annual Suzuki Strings “Music Around the World” concert for 29 years. “Thank you very much for the recognition,” said McKenzie, who announced that she would be retiring to Arizona to be near her family. “I will miss Ridgecrest. It’s a great place.” — Photo by Laura Austin

Story First Published: 2019-05-10