From Carnegie Hall to the halls of Natrona County High School, the work of music educator Shawn Weis is being recognized not only by his colleagues and students, but on the national stage. Band/music teacher Shawn Weis has been named as quarterfinalist for the Grammy Music Educator Award™.  Chosen from more than 2,300 submissions from around the country, Weis is the only Wyoming teacher chosen for the distinction. 197 music teachers from 187 cities across 45 states plus Washington, D.C. made the quarterfinals, out of more than 2,300 nominations submitted from around the country.

Fellow NCHS educator, Film and Television teacher Lance Madzey, created these videos to add to Weis's further application process. You can see and hear his work, and what his colleagues and students have to say about this amazing arts educator.