CHARLOTTE – Demeka Kimpson, band director at Sedgefield Center, has been named the 2021 CMS Instructor of the Yr.
Kimpson is in her nineteenth 12 months of educating and her sixteenth 12 months at Sedgefield.
A local of Orangeburg, S.C., she earned a bachelor’s diploma in music schooling from Claflin College in Orangeburg and her grasp’s diploma in music from Winthrop College in Rock Hill.
A woodwind specialist, Kimpson performs clarinet and flute, in addition to saxophone, low-brass devices and cello.
Charles G. Monnett III & Associates donated a $500 present card to every trainer of the 12 months finalist, together with Jennifer Parker of Polo Ridge Elementary and Daysi Poggo of Matthews Elementary College.
Kimpson received a further $1,200 in present playing cards. Keffer Volkswagen will present a car to Kimpson for one 12 months. All 12 finalists acquired $25 present playing cards to Well-known Toastery from Classroom Central.