MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – This week’s Excellent Educator is a teacher at Washburn High School in Minneapolis who helped transform the school’s music program.
Nancy Lee is the director of vocal music and drama at Washburn.READ MORE: Former Minneapolis Superintendent Bernadeia Johnson Fighting Stage 5 Kidney Disease
Prior to her arrival, the school went 17 years without a musical.READ MORE: Ex-Soldier's Company Works To Provide Security, Peace Of Mind For Churches
Now, Lee’ passion for building fine arts programs caught WCCO’s eye, and even the eye of the Grammy’s and the Tony Awards.MORE NEWS: Police: Boy's Body Found In Trunk Of Car In Mound, 2 Arrested
Lee’s dedication to bringing new experiences to Minneapolis schools is what makes her an Excellent Educator.