Lubbock ISD has been honored for the third year in a row with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education.
The Best Communities Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students. To qualify for the Best Communities designation, Lubbock ISD answered detailed questions about funding, graduation requirements, music class participation, instruction time, facilities, support for the music program, and community music-making programs.
Congratulations Laura Flanagan, Coronado High School Orchestra Director! She has been selected as a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction by The National Society of High School Scholars, NSHSS. A role model to pupils, she was nominated by a student for outstanding dedication and commitment to excellence in the profession. This honor recognizes exemplary educators whose passion and devotion inspire their students to grow and develop as scholars, leaders and citizens. Way to go!
Lubbock ISD Board of Trustees recognized 6 art students who advanced to the state competition in the Texas Art Education Association (TAEA) Visual Art Scholastic Event (VASE). VASE recognizes exemplary student achievement in the Visual Arts by providing art students and programs a standard of excellence in which to achieve. State competition will be held in San Marcos on April 27-28.
Coronado High School
Amber Hodges (double qualifier), Danielle Lara, Alijah Lopez, Kasey Watts
Monterey High School
Lilymay Garcia, Kory Griggs (double qualifier)
The art teachers for these students are Jessica Murph from Coronado High School and Stacy Griggs and Amy Payne from Monterey High School.
Recognition of 2019 All State Musicians
Lubbock ISD Board of Trustees recognized 5 band and choir students who recently earned all-state honors. Four students earned the recognition from the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) and one student earned the honor from the Association of Texas Small School Bands (ATSSB). The all-state performing groups represent the highest possible level of musical recognition in band, choir and orchestra in the State of Texas. Congratulations to these amazing students!
Coronado High School Choir
Sterling French Tenor
Estacado High School Band
Nickolas Delacruz Trombone
Lubbock High School Band
Dacia Hannel Clarinet,
Connie Liu Piccolo
Monterey High School Choir
Caleb Cartwright Tenor
3rd Annual Choral Sing! Tuesday, April 30th at the Lubbock memorial Civic Center Auditorium. 7pm. Tickets on sale this week on Friday, April 5th from any choir member or the Fine Arts Office. $5 tickets in advance. $6 at the door.