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Local teacher nominated for Grammy


BIG WAVES CRASHING BELOW.
IT TOOK SEVERAL HOURS TO FINALLY IT TOOK SEVERAL HOURS TO FINALLY
GET EVERYONE TO SAFETY. GET EVERYONE TO SAFETY.
>>>MARIAH CAREY, BEYONCE,>>>MARIAH CAREY, BEYONCE,
TAYLOR SWIFT, SOME OF THE BIG TAYLOR SWIFT, SOME OF THE BIG
NAMES WHEN WE THINK OF GRAMMY NAMES WHEN WE THINK OF GRAMMY
AWARD WINNERS, RIGHT? AWARD WINNERS, RIGHT?
A LOCAL WOMAN HOPING TO ADD HER A LOCAL WOMAN HOPING TO ADD HER
NAME TO THE LIST AND SHE DOESN’T NAME TO THE LIST AND SHE DOESN’T
EVEN HAVE AN ALBUM OUT. EVEN HAVE AN ALBUM OUT.
HOW SHE BECAME A GRAMMY NOMINEE. HOW SHE BECAME A GRAMMY NOMINEE.
>>Evrod: HERE INSIDE THE HALLS>>Evrod: HERE INSIDE THE HALLS
OF CHURCHILL HIGH SCHOOL IN OF CHURCHILL HIGH SCHOOL IN
LIVONIA, THERE’S A GRAMMY AWARD LIVONIA, THERE’S A GRAMMY AWARD
NOMINEE AND THE PERSON WHO NOMINEE AND THE PERSON WHO
HELPED THEM GET THE NOMINATION HELPED THEM GET THE NOMINATION
IS A STUDENT HERE AT THIS IS A STUDENT HERE AT THIS
SCHOOL. SCHOOL.
LOGAN COLLIER WATCHES IN THE LOGAN COLLIER WATCHES IN THE
GRAMMY AWARDS EVERY YEAR AND GRAMMY AWARDS EVERY YEAR AND
LOVES MUSIC. LOVES MUSIC.
>>I ALWAYS LOVED LISTENING TO>>I ALWAYS LOVED LISTENING TO
MUSIC AND PICKED UP THE MUSIC AND PICKED UP THE
INSTRUMENT IN MIDDLE SCHOOL AND INSTRUMENT IN MIDDLE SCHOOL AND
GOT TO HIGH SCHOOL, YEAH, I KNOW GOT TO HIGH SCHOOL, YEAH, I KNOW
EXACTLY WHERE I WANNA GO AND EXACTLY WHERE I WANNA GO AND
WHERE I WANT TO PLAY. WHERE I WANT TO PLAY.
>>Evrod: HE’S A PART OF THE>>Evrod: HE’S A PART OF THE
HIGH SCHOOL BAND LED BY HIGH SCHOOL BAND LED BY
MS. HERRING AND PLAYED THE MS. HERRING AND PLAYED THE
SAXAPHONE UNDER HER DIRECTION SAXAPHONE UNDER HER DIRECTION
FOR YEARS, THE BAND PROGRAM IS FOR YEARS, THE BAND PROGRAM IS
MORE THAN A JOB FOR MRS. HERRING MORE THAN A JOB FOR MRS. HERRING
AND IT SHOWS. AND IT SHOWS.
SHE RECENTLY GOT A PHONE CALL SHE RECENTLY GOT A PHONE CALL
THAT WOULD CHANGE HER LIFE AND THAT WOULD CHANGE HER LIFE AND
TEACHING CAREER. TEACHING CAREER.
>>LAST WEEK, I GOT A PHONE CALL>>LAST WEEK, I GOT A PHONE CALL
SAYING I WAS IN THE TOP 10. SAYING I WAS IN THE TOP 10.
>>Evrod: LETTING HER KNOW SHE>>Evrod: LETTING HER KNOW SHE
WAS ONE OF THE TOP 10 TEACHERS WAS ONE OF THE TOP 10 TEACHERS
NOMINATED FOR THE AWARD. NOMINATED FOR THE AWARD.
MRS. HERRING WAS NOMINATED BY A MRS. HERRING WAS NOMINATED BY A
STUDENT. STUDENT.
>>I LET IT GO TO VOICE MAIL>>I LET IT GO TO VOICE MAIL
BECAUSE I DON’T GET RECEPTION AT BECAUSE I DON’T GET RECEPTION AT
CHURCHILL. CHURCHILL.
>>Evrod: IT WAS ONE OF HER OWN>>Evrod: IT WAS ONE OF HER OWN
STUDENTS BEHIND IT, LOGAN. STUDENTS BEHIND IT, LOGAN.
>>SHE HAS ALWAYS DONE A LOT FOR>>SHE HAS ALWAYS DONE A LOT FOR
LIVONIA BANDS. LIVONIA BANDS.
I WENT AND NOMINATED HER AND I WENT AND NOMINATED HER AND
FILLED OUT THE FORM. FILLED OUT THE FORM.
AND HERE WE ARE. AND HERE WE ARE.
>>Evrod: SHE HAS BEEN TEACHING>>Evrod: SHE HAS BEEN TEACHING
FOR 19 YEARS WITH THE GOAL OF FOR 19 YEARS WITH THE GOAL OF
NURTURING THE NEXT GENERATION OF NURTURING THE NEXT GENERATION OF
MUSICIANS. MUSICIANS.
THEY, ALONG WITH HELP FROM THE THEY, ALONG WITH HELP FROM THE
GRAMMYS, ARE RECOGNIZING HER. GRAMMYS, ARE RECOGNIZING HER.
>>SHE ALWAYS CARES ABOUT HER>>SHE ALWAYS CARES ABOUT HER
STUDENTS AND WILL DO LITERALLY STUDENTS AND WILL DO LITERALLY
EVERYTHING AND SPENDS SO MUCH EVERYTHING AND SPENDS SO MUCH
TIME AT SCHOOL. TIME AT SCHOOL.
>>Evrod: DO YOU HAVE AN>>Evrod: DO YOU HAVE AN
ACCEPTANCE SPEECH? ACCEPTANCE SPEECH?
>>ABSOLUTELY NOT, NO.>>ABSOLUTELY NOT, NO.
>>Evrod: SHE WON’T FIND OUT>>Evrod: SHE WON’T FIND OUT
UNTIL NEXT MONTH IF SHE WINS THE UNTIL NEXT MONTH IF SHE WINS THE
AWARD BUT SHE IS HONORED TO BE AWARD BUT SHE IS HONORED TO BE
NOMINATED. NOMINATED.
IN LIVONIA, EVROD CASSIMY, LOCAL IN LIVONIA, EVROD CASSIMY, LOCAL
4. 4.
>>Sandra: AND SHE GETS $1,000>>Sandra: AND SHE GETS $1,000
FOR HERSELF AND $1,000 FOR THE FOR HERSELF AND $1,000 FOR THE
SCHOOL’S MUSIC PROGRAM, AS WELL SCHOOL’S MUSIC PROGRAM, AS WELL
AS A CERTIFICATE OR A PLAQUE. AS A CERTIFICATE OR A PLAQUE.
THE WINNING TEACHER WILL ATTEND

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