Year of Graduation – 2000
Current Position – Grades 5-7 Band in Milbank, SD
Time in current position – 26 years
Name some accomplishments or awards since graduation.
ESA Region 1 Teacher of the Year
How did ABC help prepare you for these?
Literature helped me immensely when I was named the HS Band Director
What was your most memorable ABC experience?
Meeting classmates from all over the US and World
Who are your biggest influences/mentors?
Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser taught me numerous promotional tools to increase our music student population in Milbank.
What advice do you have for young directors?
Seek advice/help with educators in the field. Network, network, network