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Calcasieu Parish Band Director of the Year!

Mr. Cook has been named District V Band Director of the Year!!!! Congratulations Mr Cook!

Kyle Cook is currently the Assistant Band Director at Maplewood Middle and W. W. Lewis Middle School. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from McNeese State University. Mr. Cook is the Founder and Director of Sulphur's All-City Middle School Jazz band, which consist of students from LeBlanc, Maplewood, and W. W. Lewis middle schools. He is currently the Secretary for District V Band and Orchestra Directors Association, and is a board member for MusicMakers2U, a group benefiting the youth of SWLA. He is the organizer of the Calcasieu British Brass Band in Lake Charles. Other affiliation includes: Louisiana Music Educators’ Association, Texas Music Educators’ Association, Alumni of Phi Mu Alpha National Music Fraternity of America.

Mr. Cook brings a love of music, a knack for technology, and a genuine engagement with students to the Maplewood Middle and WW Lewis band halls. His efforts inside and outside of the classroom to further music opportunities for our community youth is commendable. Thank you Mr. Cook!