Pursuing Excellence for Tomorrows Challenges
Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Simmons is a native of Clover, SC. He earned the Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of South Carolina and the Masters of Education from Southern Wesleyan University. He is certified in teaching the Gifted and Talented and is endorsed as a Highly Qualified teacher in South Carolina.
Mr. Simmons' students have consistently performed at a high level, earning the highest awards available in the state of South Carolina. His students have also represented District Five as "Rising Stars" in Piccolo Spoleto, USA as well as featured performers at regional and national Band festivals.
Mr. Simmons currently lives in the Chapin area with his wife, Katie, and his daughter, Kaylee. Away from CIS, he enjoys organic farming, handywork, and time on the front porch with his family.