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Music educator

Richard Lee Davenport, music educator. Certified professional teacher Florida.


Davenport, Richard Lee was born on December 7, 1966 in Osak Harbor, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Jack C. and Janice B. Davenport.


Bachelor of Music in Education, Florida State University, 1988. Master of Science in Educational Leadership, Florida State University, 1999.


Associate band director Marianna (Florida) High School, 1989—1993. Band director, music teacher Graceville (Florida) High School, 1993—1999. Band director Chipley (Florida) High School, since 1999.


  • Certified professional teacher Florida.


Every person was created for a purpose, and God has a plan and will for every individual.


The concept of a free church in a free state rests not on political theory nor on human documents but on the word of God.


A person’s joy comes through relationships rather than purpose. In fact, it is the relationships that give meaning to services, ministries, and zeal.


School advisory council chairman Graceville High School, 1995—1999. School advisory council faculty representative Chipley High School, 1999—2002. Band adjudicator Florida Bandmasters Association, 2002.

Minister music Damascus Baptist Church, Graceville, 1995—1999. Director music and education First Presbyterian Church, Marianna, 1990—1993. Member of Music Educators National Conference, Florida Music Educators Association, Florida Bandmasters Association (district 2 chairman since 1999, 10 Year Superior award 2002).


Married Tanya M. Oswald. 1 child Richard W.

Jack C.

Janice B. Davenport

Tanya M. Oswald