VINCENT, Ohio (WTAP) - The Jan Dils Golden Apple Award winner for the month of February is Courtney Clark.
Clark is the band director for Warren Local School District in Vincent, Ohio, and teaches instrumental music at Warren Middle and High Schools.
He spends a lot of time researching new techniques to help himself and his students, and wants to be at his best every time he teaches.
Clark also tries to teach his students compassion, inclusion, and respect, and tries to make his students feel like they belong.
Clark says, “For me, i believe that music is a lasting and very fulfilling thing that we have in our lives, and so i try to encourage the students to experience and not just play it, not just hear it, but truly experience it and connect with it.”
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