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Arts and Humanities

2023-24 Arts and Humanities department information

 

Mr. Kevin Bowling

Assistant band director

  • Hometown: Greenup, KY
  • A Panther since: 2018
  • Jazz band sponsor

Degrees and certifications:

  • Bachelors: Morehead State University, music education
  • Masters: Morehead State University, secondary education with an emphasis in music

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Mrs. Yolanda Brack-Jones

Creative writing

  • Hometown: Paris, KY
  • A Panther since: 2004
  • Kagan structures building coach
  • Website

Degrees and Certifications:

  • Bachelors: University of Kentucky, English education
  • Masters: University of Kentucky, education Rank I: University of Kentucky, library science

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Ms. Devon Collins

Theatre

  • Hometown: Ashland, KY
  • A Panther since: 2023
  • Drama club sponsor

Degrees and certifications:

  • Bachelors: Morehead State University, secondary English education
  • Masters: University of Kentucky, arts administration

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Ms. Maggie Dostart

Art

  • Hometown: Lexington, KY
  • A Panther since: 2022
  • Art club sponsor

Degrees and certifications:

  • Bachelors: University of Kentucky, art education

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Ms. Madison Ebel

Assistant orchestra director

  • Hometown: Louisville, KY
  • A Panther since: 2006

Degrees and certifications:

  • Bachelors: Centre College, bachelors in music and mathematics
  • Bachelors: University of Kentucky, bachelors in music education
  • Masters: University of Kentucky, masters in music education

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Dr. April Kite

Band director

  • Hometown: Magnolia, KY
  • A Panther since: 2012
  • Color guard sponsor
  • 2023 KMEA District 7 Teacher of the Year

Degrees and certifications:

  • Bachelors: University of Kentucky, music education
  • Masters: University of Kentucky, music
  • Doctorate: University of Kentucky, music education

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Mrs. Emily Levey

Choir director

  • Hometown: Machester, KY
  • A Panther since: 2006
  • Arts and humanities department chair

Degrees and Certifications:

  • Bachelors: University of Kentucky, music education
  • Masters: Eastern Kentucky University, instructional leadership
  • Ed.S.: Eastern Kentucky University, educational specialist

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Ms. Jasmine Lofton

Spanish

  • Hometown: Lexington, KY
  • A Panther since: 2021
  • Head academic team coach
  • Somos Panteras sponsor

Degrees and certifications:

  • Bachelors: Eastern Kentucky University, Spanish
  • Masters: Eastern Kentucky University, Spanish

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Mrs. Belen Morera de Paz

Spanish

  • Hometown: Santa Cruz de la Palma, Canarias, Spain
  • A Panther since: 2022
  • Somos Panteras sponsor
  • SBDM council member

Degrees and Certifications:

  • Bachelors: University of La Laguna- Spain, Germanic and Romanic philology
  • Masters: University of Salamanca, pedagogical aptitude for teaching
  • Rank I: International House of London, English studies

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Mr. Laura Summers

Orchestra director

  • Hometown: Maysville, KY
  • A Panther since: 2013
  • Fiddle club sponsor

Degrees and Certifications:

  • Bachelors: Eastern Kentucky University, music education
  • Masters: Eastern Kentucky University, music education

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