I am a proud gradute of the Oklahoma School System, I attended public school at Kingfisher, Oklahoma and graduated with my high school diploma in 1977. After graduation, I went to Southwerstern Oklahoma Sate University in Weatherford, Oklahoma. After completing my Bachelor of Arts Degree in music specializing in horn performance, I completed my Bachelor of Music Education, both in 1981. I further earned a Master on Music (in education) in 1983.
BA from SWOSU in Music
BME from SWOSU in Music
MM from SWOSU in Music Education
I am a big believer in continuing education and I consider myself a lifelong learner.
I began teaching Band at Emerson Middle School in the 2001-2002 school year. I have been in the Enid Public School District for fifteen years. Currently, I am teaching Guitar and Choir,
I am the fouth of six children of Vernon and Rosalie (Holz) Brakhage. My parents were born and raised in Lahoma, Oklahoma. Both sets of their grandparents came to Lahoma and settled during the Cherokee Strip Land Run. I am married to David Heinrichs and we live in Drummond OK.