Irvington has been honored with the Finest Communities for Music Training designation from The NAMM Basis for its excellent dedication to music training. Now in its twenty fourth yr, the Finest Communities for Music Training designation is awarded to districts that exhibit excellent achievement in efforts to offer music entry and training to all college students. It is a large honor for the district, which has acquired the award yearly since 2020. Congratulations to Excessive Faculty Band Director and Music Division Chair Debra McCumber and your entire music division!
“It is a proud second for our division, college students, district and neighborhood,” McCumber mentioned. “We’re really grateful for this award, and it’s one thing that we’ll proceed to rejoice every year!”
The district is one in every of 700-800 colleges throughout the nation to be acknowledged for its excellent dedication to music training and its achievement in offering music entry and training to all college students. To qualify for the designation, Irvington submitted an software that included details about music class participation, instruction time, commencement necessities, funding, amenities and assist for the music applications.
“That is an award that was given to us not solely based mostly on our wonderful music program and programs that we provide, however additionally it is based mostly on our excellent enrollment and the unbelievable assist that we get from college students, dad and mom, the district and the entire neighborhood,” McCumber mentioned.