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Mr.  Chuck  Yost
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Education

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High School: Graham High School; Bluefield, VA

College: B.M.Ed., James Madison University; Harrisonburg, VA

Graduate: M.A.Ed., Tusculum College; Tusculum, TN



Experience

1987-2012: Oak Ridge City Schools, Oak Ridge, TN - Band Director

2012-2017: Maryville City Schools, Maryville, TN - Band Director

2017-Present: Graham High School, Bluefield, VA - Band Director



Bio

Chuck Yost, an alumni of Graham High, joined the GHS Faculty in 2017. He previously taught for 25 years in the Oak Ridge (TN) City Schools, and retired after 5 additional years with the Maryville (TN) City Schools. While at Maryville, his band was selected to perform at the 2017 Tennessee Music Association State Conference. His bands consistently earned ‘Superior’ ratings in both concert and marching forums, and he was blessed to have many students selected for All-District and All-State ensembles over the years.

Chuck holds a Bachelors Degree in Music Education from James Madison University, and a Masters Degree in Education from Tusculum College. His primary instrument is percussion. He is a currently a member of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), the Virginia Band and Orchestra Directors’ Association (VBODA), and the Virginia Music Educators’ Association (VMEA). He has been married for over 30 years to Janie, and they have three grown children. He is very proud of his three beautiful granddaughters and one handsome grandson.