DHS Choir Staff
Phone: 913-667-6250 ext. 2279
Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor in Music Education - Wichita State University (2002) Masters in Music Education - University of Missouri Kansas City (2008)
Mindy Fry is the Director of Choral Activites at DHS and in her 21st year of teaching (16 years in USD 232!) She received her Bachelors in Music Education from Wichita State University in 2002 and her Masters in Music Education from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in 2009. Mindy is an active member of the Kansas Music Educators Association, American Choral Director's Association and the National Association for Music Education. Mrs. Fry was named 2019 High School Choral Teacher of the Year for the East Central Kansas Music Educator's Association and 2011 Teacher of Excellence for USD 232.
In addition to choral activities, Mindy Fry is also very active with the theater productions at DHS, co-directing musical and drama productions throughout the school year.
Before coming to De Soto High School, Mindy Fry spent 9 years teaching at Mill Creek Middle School and 5 years teaching in the Blue Valley School district. She is married and their family is rounded out by an amazing son and 2 sweet labs! They are all avid Jayhawk fans, but find it in their heart to love the DHS Wildcats!
Mrs. Meo - Collaborative Pianist
Sandi Meo is in her 4th year working with the DHS choirs as our classically trained accompanist.
She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Applied Piano Pedagogy from Mid-America Nazarene University. She has maintained a private piano studio for over 20 years, composes and arranges music and runs a DJ business.
Mrs. Meo also has 4 amazing children, 2 of them are still in the De Soto district.