Kingsport City Schools nationally recognized for music education


THE MUSIC DEPARTMENT FOR KINGSPORT CITY SCHOOLS IS ONCE AGAIN GETTING NATIONAL RECOGNITION.. THE SYSTEM HAS BEEN HONORED AS ONE OF THE “BEST COMMUNITIES FOR MUSIC EDUCATION”.. THE DESIGNATION BY THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MUSIC MERCHANTS IS AWARDED TO DISTRICTS THAT DEMONSTRATE OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN PROVIDING MUSIC ACCESS AND EDUCATION TO ALL STUDENTS. HUNDREDS OF STUDENTS TAKE PART IN MARCHING BAND, ORCHESTRA AND CHOIR AT DOBYNS-BENNETT HIGH SCHOOL AS WELL AS MIDDLE AND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MUSIC PROGRAMS… “WE MAKE SURE THAT WE MAKE THOSE OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE TO ALL STUDENTS, WE HAVE BOOSTER GROUPS, WE HAVE DIFFERENT SUPPORT SYSTEMS TO HELP WITH EXPENSES AND ALL THE THINGS THAT FOLKS MIGHT THINK OF AS OBSTACLES.” THIS IS THE SECOND YEAR IN A ROW KINGSPORT CITY SCHOOLS HAVE RECEIVED THE DESIGNATION.. ONLY 623 DISTRICTS WERE CHOSEN FROM ACROSS THE UNITED STATES OUT OF OVER 13- THOUSAND…

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