From a release sent by the Cobb County School District:
Lassiter High School Band Director Alfred Watkins was recently presented with America’s Most Admired Band Director Award for 2012. Watkins received more than 850 votes from his fellow band directors and received what is dubbed the “People’s Choice” of band directing awards.
This award, nominated and chosen by Watkins’s fellow band directors , is the “People’s Choice” of band directing awards. With over 850 votes cast by his peers, this award shows that Alfred Watkins does not just teach his students, he teaches teachers as well! Watch the video for a feature interview with Alfred Watkins by music advocate Scott Lang.