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Le Roy Central School District named one of 2016's Best Communities for Music Education -- 10th time in 11 years

By Billie Owens

Press release:

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation has designated Le Roy Central School District as one of the 2016 Best Communities for Music Education.

This designation is awarded to district and school music education programs "for outstanding efforts by teachers, administrators, parents, students and community leaders who have made music education par of the core curriculum."

Le Roy has been awarded this honor 10 times in the last 11 years. The Le Roy music program supports over 360 students in chorus and over 210 students in band district-wide.

According to Mary Luehrsen, NAMM Foundation executive director, the Best Communities designation brings "hard-won visibility to music classes, programs and departments that are keeping music education alive in our schools.

The school district congratulates the Le Roy Music Department -- Lindsay Buckel, Jessa Dechant, Dan DeLuca, Jackie McLean, Brad Meholick, Matt Nordhausen -- students, parents and school community on their hard work and dedication to music in Le Roy!

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Well deserved! I am proud to be a parent of a student fully involved in band and chorus. While our school may be known for football, we are much more than that. Thank you to the wonderful teachers listed above, you all go above and beyond, and this is proof of that! Proud to be a Knight :)

Mar 31, 2016, 11:33am Permalink

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