Welcome to the Scott Co. HS Choral Department Online Classroom!
Directors: Brent E. Merritt & James F. Wright
Mr. Merritt's bio: I grew up in Central Illinois near Peoria, graduating from Metamora Twp. HS where I sang under the direction of Dr. Daniel Huff. I did my undergraduate studies at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL with a BME in 1989 where I studied with Dr. David Nott. In 1999, I completed my Masters of Music Education at the University of Kentucky, studying conducting with Dr. Jefferson Johnson. I began my teaching career at Olympia MS & HS in 1989 before moving to Kentucky in 1995 to teach at Franklin Co. HS. In 2002, I came to Scott Co. HS where I teach Chorus, Singers, Piano and Voice and serve as the Music Department Chair. I have just finished my final year as President of the Kentucky Chapter of the American Choral Director's Association (KY-ACDA) and currently serve as Vice-President. I frequently serve as an adjudicator for numerous KMEA and ACDA events and have served as a guest director for numerous festivals and honor choirs.