Hackett Elementary under renovation

Family honored for contribution to music education in Beloit

A local family is honored for it's contributions to music education in Beloit.

Joseph Simmons is well remembered for instructing generations of Beloit children in music education.  For his work in the field, the music room in the new addition of Hackett Elementary School will be dedicated to him and his family.

A ceremony Friday at 2:00 p.m. at Hackett Elementary School in Beloit will feature a performance by Anatowind Music Clinic board members and students.