The Herk Foundationis a non-profit organization founded to help support music educational programs inMississippi
through scholarships, grants, and opportunities for music appreciation.
The foundation was created in honor of Fred Earl Jones, nicknamed“Herk”. He served as a band director at H.W. Byers High School (Sand Flat) and was a true lover of music.
Congratulations for our honorary recipient of the 2017 Fred E. Jones Memorial Scholarship, Miss Alexus Smith of Hernando High School in DeSoto County, Mississippi.