Members of the ASBDA have to be nominated and sponsored by a peer who’s a present member of the ASBDA. Potential members should display a excessive degree of expertise, wonderful ethical character and high quality of musicianship.
“Giving our college students entry to wonderful associated arts lecturers is important to their success,” stated Claire Stockman, district content material lead for Visible and Performing Arts. “This nationwide recognition of Mrs. Epperson and Mr.
McHenry reaffirms our workforce of gifted arts educators, and we’re honored to rejoice their accomplishments.”
Mrs. Epperson, a graduate of Ooltewah Excessive College, started her profession with Hamilton County Faculties as band director of Central Excessive College. In 2009, she joined the workers at East Hamilton Center/Excessive College. Mrs. Epperson serves as chair of Hamilton County Faculties’ All-County Honor Band occasion each February, which includes greater than 200 college students in 4 ensembles.
Mr. McHenry has been the band director at Hixson Excessive College since 2005. He beforehand taught music within the Lincoln County faculties and served as a graduate educating assistant with the MTSU Band of Blue. His major devices are trumpet and F horn. He was a 1998 member of Spirit of Atlanta Drum & Bugle Corps.