Simmons receives educator award
October 8, 2017
Claude Simmons Jr., a graduate of Waynoka High School, has been selected to receive the National Federation of High Schools Outstanding Music Educator Award for Section 6, representing Arkansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. Next year, the national award will be chosen from all the Section awards.
Simmons received his bachelor in music and masters in administration at Northwestern Oklahoma State University.
The Enid area is where Simmons spent most of his 22 year career as a band and vocal instructor, as well as all music, grades 1-12. He taught at Lamont, Medford, Enid Longfe...