Fisher named Teacher of the Year

TEACHER OF THE YEAR–Red Bud Elementary School band teacher Matt Fisher, at right, was selected as the area’s Teacher of the Year. He is pictured with Brian Guebert of Edward Jones Investments, who presented him the award.

Matt Fisher was named the area’s Teacher of the Year by Brian Guebert of Edward Jones Investments in Red Bud, sponsor of the Teacher of the Month program.

Fisher, who holds a bachelors of music education from Illinois State University, is in his tenth year of teaching for the Red Bud School District. He teaches fifth through eighth grade band and fourth through eighth grade general music at Red Bud Elementary School.

Fisher was named the Teacher of the Month for April of this year.

He is married to Robin and they reside in Red Bud with their two sons, Ethan and Colton.

In his spare time, Fisher enjoys camping and directing and playing trombone in various instrumental groups around Monroe County.