Campbellsville Independent Schools Superintendent Kirby Smith has received an award from the Kentucky Music Educators Association for his support of the arts. Smith recently received the 4th District KMEA Administrator of the Year award for 2017-2018. At the fall 4th District meeting, Campbellsville High School band director Zach Shelton nominated Smith for the honor.
Shelton, along with Campbellsville Elementary School music teacher Cyndi Chadwick and Campbellsville Middle School music teacher Jessica Floyd, shared about how Smith strongly supports the choral, band and art programs at Campbellsville Independent Schools.
Fourth District KMEA members, who are music teachers from across the region, voted for Smith to receive the honor.
The 4th District includes Taylor, Breckenridge, Green, Marion, LaRue, Nelson, Hardin, Meade and Washington counties, along with Bardstown.
Campbellsville High School band director Zach Shelton, at left, nominated Smith for the award, and he and Campbellsville Elementary School music teacher Cyndi Chadwick, second from left, and Campbellsville Middle School music teacher Jessica Floyd, at right, spoke at the 4th District fall meeting about how Smith strongly supports all the CIS arts programs.