Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Rhonda Mitchell-Frye Receives Coveted Lou Hildreth Award
EHA-Nashville} SGNScoops Editor in Chief, Rhonda Mitchell-Frye, of Ringgold, GA took home the coveted Lou Hildreth Award presented at the Diamond Awards Ceremony last week during the Creekside Gospel Music Convention.
The multi-talented, minister, speaker, performer, and worship leader who is known for her servant’s heart, is no stranger to the Southern Gospel arena. She is multi-awarded for her songwriting talent and performances with NACMI in several catergories, including; “Most Promising Album of the Year,” “Most Promising Songwriter of the Year,”and ”Horizon Female Vocalist of the Year.”
Rhonda’s heart for the ministry is evident as Associate and Worship Pastor at Rock Pointe Church and as she teaches “Mini-Music”-a preschool music/movement program. Rhonda’s music ministry includes a diverse and progressive program that appeals to Southern Gospel, Praise and Worship, and Contemporary music fans.
Lou Hildreth notes, “At the 2012 Diamond Awards, a very special young lady was presented the ‘Lou Hildreth Award’ in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the gospel music industry. It is my privilege each year to designate the recipient of this award, and Rhonda Frye, the dynamic young Editor-In-Chief of SGN Scoops, is without question the right choice. Rhonda demonstrates her love for Gospel music in total dedication to the artists and the industry. She has made excellent progress in broadening the interest in Gospel music, our shared passion, and keeps expanding the influence. It was indeed a special thrill to present the “Lou Hildreth Award” to the fabulous Rhonda Frye.”
Rhonda Frye notes, “I am so honored and humbled to have received the ‘Lou Hildreth Award.’ Lou has been a true example of what it means to dedicate one’s life to this amazing and blessed music. I am dedicated to carrying this torch forward and holding up the standard that Lou has set before us. Lou cannot be duplicated, but she can certainly be a role-model for all of us who aspire to carry out God’s plan in Gospel Music!
Contact Rhonda: http://rhondafrye.com/ http://www.facebook.com/rhonda.m.frye?fref=ts For more info on Lou Wills-Hildreth www.louhildreth.com