Dr. Soumas has been leading Centenary UMC’s music ministry since 2015. During his tenure, he has coordinated musical selections with guest musicians during weekly worship services, has led and helped grow the Centenary UMC choir, and has directed many special musical events, including the annual Christmas Cantata and the 150th church anniversary concert. Donavon has also played an integral role in the success of Vacation Bible School.
Donavon earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Vocal Pedagogy from Centenary College of Louisiana. He received a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership and Human Development from The George Washington University, and a Doctorate in Education from the University of New England, in Maine.