Louisiana Teacher Wins 2020 Music Educator Award

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A middle school teacher in Louisiana is receiving a huge honor from the Recording Academy and Grammy Museum.

Maplewood Middle School teacher Mickey Smith, Jr. was bestowed the 2020 Music Educator Award yesterday.

The award is given every year to full-time teachers who have dedicated their lives to educating students about music.

Smith was nominated for this award five times and was a finalist twice before finally taking home the trophy this year.

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