PLEASE WELCOME, PHILIP SHEWMAKER
NEW ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF BANDS
Mr. Shewmaker is in his 8th year of teaching and 5th year as the Head Director at Batesville High School in Batesville Arkansas. Under Mr. Shewmaker's leadership Batesville has been awarded Superior Ratings at Concert Assessment and his Marching Band received 2nd place at the State Marching Contest in Class 4A. Mr. Shewmaker is a graduate from University of Central Arkansas where he participated in the Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band I and the Saxophone Quartet I. In 2016 Mr. Shewmaker was awared the Optimist Club Educator of the Year.
Please congratulate and welcome the Shewmakers as they transition to Bentonville this July.
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