KMEA Hall of Fame
N. Voss Napier
Inducted in 1978
N. Voss Napier earned his bachelor's degree from Emporia State Teachers College in 1930 and his master's degree from Northwestern University in 1940. He was supervisor of music in Ellsworth from 1930 to 1942. He served in the U. S. Navy during World War II and joined the faculty of Marymount College in Salina as instructor of music in 1947. He served the college for twenty-two years and was chair of the music department before his appointment to the post of business manager. He was a charter member of KMEA, helping draft its constitution, and he served the Association as president.