Meet Your Neighbor: Stephanie Nixdorf, 46
Out of 300,000 fine arts teachers nominated for the Music Educator Award, Suncoast High teacher Stephanie Nixdorf is one of 217 who have reached the quarterfinals.
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Who is your hero?
‘My hero is my husband, Jim. He’s brilliant, funny, hard working and a great father, and he supports me in everything I do. (He’s also a great musician in his own right.)’
What is your favorite movie?
‘Singing in the Rain’
What are your hobbies?
‘Although I work a lot, I do enjoy gardening, reading and attending theater and concerts.’
What do you do to get away?
‘My get-away is spending summers in upstate New York with my family. It’s where my husband and I grew up, and we love it up there spending time with family and friends.’