Christine Jenkins, a senior at Howard University, was recently named the nation’s top marching band dance captain by, an internationally-renowned social networking site for HBCU marching Bands.

Jenkins, a Baltimore native, was officially recognized for the honor at Howard’s homecoming football game on Oct. 20.

The telecommunications major is a graduate of Mt. Hebron High School in Ellicott City where she captained the Senior Dance Company and the Lancer Drill Team.

She received training from many renowned institutions across the Baltimore region.
While in high school, Jenkins won the Howard County NAACP’s ACT-SO Gold Medal for Dance three years in a row. Additionally, Jenkins represented Maryland in numerous national competitions and was a gold medalist in the Pi Omega Chapter of the Omega Psi Phi’s Talent Search Competition.

At Howard, Jenkins is a perennial member of the dean’s list. She also has been awarded membership in the Golden Key International Honor Society for Academic Achievement among College and University students.