2020 Educator

Jody Laura

2020-01-17T10:49:14-07:00January 19th, 2020|Educator, Viola Awards|

2020 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Education Jody Laura has created a music program that introduces kids to music at the youngest of ages! This may seem like a "throw away" age for music education, but Jody is teaching kids in a way that is really making a difference and is showing all [...]

Dr. Alice Christie

2020-02-04T10:32:16-07:00January 19th, 2020|Educator, Viola Awards|

2020 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Education Dr. Alice Christie has dedicated her life to serving others. Currently in her 54th year as an educator, she taught in the K-12 arena for 20+ years, was a professor of education at Arizona State University for 20+ years and spent 9 years traveling to [...]

Kayley Quick

2020-01-17T12:01:58-07:00January 19th, 2020|Educator, Viola Awards|

2020 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Education Kayley Quick is an exceptional and inspirational educator who teaches Graphic Design at Flagstaff High School. In addition to being an integral part of the art and performance scene for many years, she has been highly successful in helping her students achieve personal and public success [...]

Melinda McKinney

2020-01-19T04:06:03-07:00January 19th, 2020|Educator, Viola Awards|

2020 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Education Melinda McKinney is highly involved with STEM initiatives in Flagstaff. As an instructor of Biology, Physics and Mathematics at Coconino Community College she inspires students through her courses and lectures. Outside of the classroom she organizes camps, workshops, and activities that promote science and enhance public [...]

Shayne Smith

2020-01-17T10:49:15-07:00January 19th, 2020|Educator, Viola Awards|

2020 Viola Award Finalist for Excellence in Education Shayne Smith is currently the Director of Theater Arts and Bands at Flagstaff HighSchool. Shayne graduated with his Bachelor’s of Music from Ashland University in 2016 where he studied K-12 Music Education. He moved to Flagstaff in 2016  to begin teaching at Flagstaff High School in [...]

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