Local music teacher recognized
For the City Times
RUDOLPH – Rudolph resident, Gail Heywood was awarded the “Teacher of the Year” award for Heid Music Company. The award is bestowed on just two teachers from the state of Wisconsin.
Ms. Heywood received the award at a surprise presentation by Todd Heid, president of Heid Music Company, earlier this month Stevens Point. Ms. Heywood was nominated for this award by current/former students and parents.
Ms. Heywood is a nationally-certified teacher of music, holds a master’s degree in music, and has operated a private music studio since 1991 at Heid Music Company.
Additionally, Heywood is choir director at St. Bartholomew Church in Stevens Point. She currently serves as president of the Stevens Point Area Music Teachers Association, a position which she has held since 2012.