Lynn Bentivegna, an alumnus of Covington High School, began her teaching career at her alma mater as Assistant Band Director in 2008. She received her Bachelor of Music Education degree from Southeastern Louisiana University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and received the Who’s Who, Green S, and Outstanding Graduating Senior in Music Education awards. In 2008, she took on the role as Flag Team Sponsor of the CHS Golden Silks, and was selected as “Teacher of the Month” in April of 2009. In 2011, she chartered a Tri-M Modern Music Masters chapter at Covington High and serves as the Tri-M Sponsor.
Ms. Bentivegna is director of both the Symphonic and Concert Bands. The Symphonic Band received superior ratings at District Festival the last two years. In 2011, she was awarded the Louisiana Young Outstanding Music Educator award.
Ms. Bentivegna currently serves as Historian for LMEA District IX, St. Tammany Parish Honor Band Co-Chair, and is a member of many professional organizations including MENC, LMEA, and NFA. She is an active honor band adjudicator and is frequently contracted to perform as a musician in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Harahan, and on the North Shore.