Friendswood High School students will be honored as Texas Music Scholars at a ceremony on May 21, 2018.
The 15 students that were selected for this honor are:
Ashley Adams, 10th Grade, Alto
Kacie Bridwell, 9th Grade, Alto
Craig Davenport, 10th Grade Bass
Brittany Harris, 10th Grade Soprano
Emily Mesa, 12th Grade, Alto
Katie Rodriquez-Keklak, 10th Grade, Alto
Ashley Smith, 11th Grade, Soprano
Trevor Wilson, 12th Grade, Tenor
Sydney Antill, 12th Grade, Soprano
Anjanette Carlisle, 12th Grade, Alto
Taylor Greny, 10th Grade, Soprano
Jamie Laurents, 12th Grade, Alto
Kara Permenter, 12th Grade Soprano
Lea Sharp, 11th Grade, Alto
Alison Tang, 12th Grade, Soprano
They were nominated for this honor by their directors, Mike Tyer and Melissa Smith, and the award is given by the Texas Music Educators Association which sponsors the Texas All-State Bands, Orchestras, and Choirs. Last year fewer than 2,100 students were named as Texas Music Scholars.
This award is given to students who have exhibited outstanding qualities in scholastic merit, musicianship, and citizenship in their school and community during the 2017-2018 school year.
The Texas Music Educators Association, headquartered in Austin, Texas is an association of over 13,000 music teachers whose goals are to support music education in Texas, provide professional growth opportunities for educators, foster public support for music in schools and offer quality musical experiences for students.