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Keller ISD Fine Arts Programs Receive Six Mark of Excellence Awards

Keller ISD is proud to announce that the District's Fine Arts Programs have received six Mark of Excellence Awards from The Foundation for Music Education.

The Mark of Excellence project seeks to recognize and award outstanding achievement in performance by high school and middle school bands, choirs and orchestras. The project gathers entries from throughout the United States and provides valuable feedback for all entrants. A unique competitive environment is created which allows ensembles to compare their performance quality to other outstanding groups from across the country. The top 25 percent of entrants are recognized as National Winners, with the second 25 percent named as Commended Winners.

The Indian Springs Middle School Band, directed by David Puckett, has been selected as a National Winner in the Mark of Excellence/National Wind Band Honors Project.

The Keller Middle School Band, directed by Jedidiah Maus, has been selected as a National Winner in the Mark of Excellence/National Wind Band Honors Project.

The Trinity Springs Middle School Varsity Treble Choir, directed by Clinton Hardy, has been selected as a National Winner in the Mark of Excellence/National Wind Choral Honors Project.

The Trinity Springs Middle School Varsity Mixed Choir, directed by Clinton Hardy and Olivia Lane, has been selected as a National Winner in the Mark of Excellence/National Wind Choral Honors Project.

The Timber Creek High School Chamber Choir, directed by Adrian Kirtley, has been selected as a Commended Winner in the Mark of Excellence/National Wind Choral Honors Project.

The Trinity Springs Middle School Varsity Tenor-Bass Choir, directed by Clinton Hardy, has been selected as a Commended Winner in the Mark of Excellence/National Wind Choral Honors Project.

Congratulations to these groups on this wonderful achievement!