Howell’s Parker Middle School vocal music director Kelli Falls was named the 2017 Michigan School Vocal Music Association Teacher of the Year

She was presented with the honor Jan. 20 at the Michigan Music Conference.

“I am very humbled to be selected for this honor,” she said. “There are many amazing choral educators across this great state of Michigan. I am honored that my colleagues think that highly of me.”

Falls also teaches the school’s teen leadership class. During her career, she has directed 18 full-scale musicals at the middle school level.

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