Rainey-McCullers School of the Arts teacher honored for academic and professional achievement

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A classical guitar teacher at the Rainey-McCullers School of the Arts in Columbus has been honored for academic and professional achievement.

Dr. Jeremy Bass received a Fullbright U.S. Scholar Program award to Spain in the field of music performance.  In addition to academic and professional achievement, recipients of the award are selected based on their demonstrated leadership in their respective fields.

Bass joins more than 800 U.S. citizens who will teach, conduct research, and provide expertise abroad, for the 2018-2019 academic year through the scholar program.

"I am honored to be the recipient of a Fulbright Scholar grant to spend the 2018-2019 academic year in Madrid, Spain, where I will collaborate with composers and musicians in the study and performance of new music for the classical guitar," said Bass.

The Fullbright Program is recognized as the flagship international education exchange program and is sponsored by the U. S. government.