Graves Co., KY teacher nominated for Grammy Award
GRAVES COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - A Graves County, Kentucky High School orchestra director has been nominated for a Grammy Award.
Laura Hill has to wait for another six months to find out if she will receive the honor, according to Graves County schools.
"The Grammy Awards are recognized internationally," she explained recently. "It's one of the big four award shows, along with Oscars, Emmys, and Tonys. I'm blown away that I even would be considered for a Grammy. I was nominated anonymously; so, I don't even know who nominated me."
"The very fact that in rural western Kentucky, the Graves County School District can attract a large number of students to learn to play classical music at high levels indicates the measurable difference Laura Hill brings to the lives of her students, their families, our schools, and the surrounding community," said Graves County Schools Assistant Superintendent Carla Whitis.
She filled out a questionnaire and had been selected as a quarterfinalist. Hill has earned her doctorate degree and was nominated anonymously.
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