South Washington County Schools

Woodbury High School Music Department Leader named quarterfinalist for 2018 National Music Educator Award

South Washington County Schools is excited to announce that Woodbury High School’s Music Department Leader and Choir Director, Daryl Timmer was recently named a quarterfinalist in the 2018 National Music Educator Award presented by the Recording Academy and the GRAMMY Museum. Out of more than 2,300 nominations, Timmer is one of 197 music teachers from around the country who were selected.

The award recognizes current educators (kindergarten through college) 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 their school.

Of the nomination, Principal Sarah Sorenson-Wagner said, “We are so happy that Mr. Timmer is being recognized for this outstanding commitment to music education here at Woodbury High School.”

Semifinalists for this award will be announced in September. Semifinalists will be awarded $500 with a matching school grant made possible by the support of the GRAMMY Museum’s Education Champions Converse, Disney Performing Arts, Ford Motor Company Fund and Journeys.

Congratulations Daryl on being named a quarterfinalist of this impressive and prestigious award!