God Has Smiled on Me
Kenneth B. Moore, son of Alfred 'Jack' Moore and Rubye Moore, was born in New Orleans, LA and attended the public schools there. He earned a B.S. Degree in Music Education from Southern University, Baton Rouge, LA, M.A. in Music from The College of New Jersey, Trenton, NJ and is certified in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware as a Teacher of Music, Supervisor, Principal and Chief School Administrator. He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U. S. Army, and served in Germany, Panama and Vietnam as a field artillery officer. He joined the New Jersey Army National Guard where he served in many staff and command assignments to include Battery Commander and Battalion Commander. A much-decorated soldier, his military awards include the Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, and the Desert Storm Medal. Mr. Moore achieved the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and has since retired from military service. As an educator, Mr. Moore has served as a teacher and administrator. He is active in the community, has directed community choirs; has been musical director for amateur theater companies and volunteers as the musical director at a local high school. Mr. Moore is retired from education and presently serves as an educational and musical consultant. Mr. Moore is an accomplished musician and appears frequently in the New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania areas as a saxophonist and as a keyboardist. Additionally, he serves as the musician and director for the Male Chorus at his church.