Music Teacher Selected as Quarterfinalist

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The District is proud to announce that NBHS Band Director Christopher Wink has been selected as a quarterfinalist for the Recording Academy and Grammy Museum 2020 Music Educator Award after being nominated by a student.

Mr. Wink was one of 189 music teachers from 179 cities selected as a quarterfinalist, with more than 3,300 initial nominations submitted. The award was established to recognize educators who have made a significant and lasting contribution to the field of music education and who demonstrate a commitment to the broader cause of maintaining music education in the schools. 

Fifteen semifinalists will receive a $500 honorarium with matching school grants and the semifinalists will be announced in September.