Director of Bands: Dobie Carroll
Mr. Carroll, a 2001 North County alumnus, holds a Bachelors of Science in Music Education and a Masters of Educational Leadership from Evangel University in Springfield, MO. Mr. Carroll has met all requirements for K-12 vocal and instrumental music certification, as well as K-12 administration certification. He began his career in music education in 2007 and began teaching at North County in 2014. His major instruments are trumpet and euphonium.
Middle School and Assistant Band Director: Emily Ries
Miss Ries graduated from University of Missouri- St. Louis in the spring of 2020 with a Bachelors of Science in Music. She is certified to teach instrumental music K-12. Before being hired in the North County School District, Miss Ries assisted with the Raider Regiment for 2 seasons and student taught in the district. Her major instruments are bassoon and saxophone.
Intermediate School and Assistant Band Director: Amanda Dement
Mrs. Dement graduated from Evangel University in 2006 with a Bachelors of Science in Music Education. She holds a teaching certificate for k-12 instrumental music. Her career experiences include teaching 6th-12th grade band and choir for 3 years and has most recently taught 3rd-5th grade general music and beginning band in Fredericktown, MO, in addition to maintaining a music studio in her home. Mrs. Dement is the children's choir director and pianist at her church. Her major instrument of study is the saxophone.
Silks Color Guard Instructor:
2011-2020: Austin Sikes - Middle School / Assistant Director
2011-2014: Shane Verges, assisted by Austin Sikes
2010-2011: Shelly Layton, assisted by Shane Verges
2007-2010: Dan Schunks, assisted by Shane Verges
2006-2007: Jerry Lintner, assisted by Shane Verges
1990-2006: Dan Schunks, assisted by Shane Verges
1987-1989: Dan Schunks, assisted by Ray Politte, Jr. High Bill McCaleb
1980-1987: Richard Calloway, assisted by Bart Mitchell, Jr. High Bill McCaleb
1973-1980: Dennis McBride, Jr. High - Bill McCaleb
1967-1972: Bill McCaleb
Google Voice Message System:
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