The Cedar Shoals High School music program has been selected to receive a $2,000 Grammy Signature Schools Community Award. The grant is part of the Grammy’s Community Award Program, which provides funding for high schools across the nation.
“Music education is essential to creating a varied, rigorous and global educational experience,” said Zandra Bell-McRoy, director of bands at Cedar Shoals High School. “We are so honored that our dedication to music education has been recognized. This grant helps us to continue offering top-tier music education programs to as many students as possible at Cedar Shoals.”
The Grammy Museum Foundation has given Community Award grants to over 200 high school music programs around the country since 1989. The award will be used to benefit all music programs at Cedar Shoals – band, orchestra and chorus.
For more information, please visit www.grammyintheschools.com or www.grammyfoundation.org.
The Clarke County School recently was named the state’s Title I Distinguished District for closing the achievement gap between economically disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged students. The district is a state-level model technology school district, 2016 NAMM Best Communities in Music Education honoree, and has a nationally innovative Professional Development School District partnership with the University of Georgia. Graduates are offered upwards of $6 million in scholarships annually, not including the state’s lottery-funded HOPE Scholarship.
For more information, please visit www.clarke.k12.ga.us.