2014-2015 Tri-M Music Honor Society Chapter of the Year Announced

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For Immediate Release

Contact: Kristen Rencher

KristenR@nafme.org or (703) 860-4000 x210


For today’s students to succeed tomorrow, they need a comprehensive education that includes music taught by exemplary music educators.


2014-2015 Tri-M Music Honor Society Chapter of the Year Announced

RESTON, VA (August 10, 2015) –The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) announces the 2014-2015 Tri-M® Music Honor Society Chapter of the Year. The National Chapter of the Year Program is designed to motivate and reward chapters that perform service projects, encourage Chapter Officers to perform their duties properly, and increase awareness and interest in what other Tri-M® chapters are doing.

The Tri-M® National Chapter of the Year (Junior and Senior) will receive an engraved permanent service plaque along with the Chapter of the Year Scholarship award. Scholarships must be used to find a professional development activity for the chapter including, but not limited to, clinicians, master classes, field trips, conference travel, or summer music program scholarships.

Senior Division

Chapter of the Year

The Wheatley School – Old Westbury, NY

Angela Luftig, advisor


First Runner Up

Herricks High School – New Hyde Park, NY

Anissa Arnold-Wilensky, advisor


Second Runner Up

Elizabeth Forward High School – Elizabeth, PA

Angela Milliren, advisor


Junior Division


Chapter of the Year

Ranney Middle School – Tinton Falls, NJ

Lillianne Torrente, advisor


First Runner Up

West New York Middle School – West New York, NJ

Constance Arcilla, advisor


Second Runner Up

Chesterfield Elementary School – Chesterfield, NH

Alison Schoales, advisor

The Tri-M Music Honor Society is the international music honor society for middle/junior high and high school students. It is designed to recognize students for their academic and musical achievements, reward them for their accomplishments and service activities, and to inspire other students to excel at music and leadership. Through more than 6,800 chartered chapters, and approximately 67,800 student members, Tri-M has helped young people provide years of service through music in schools throughout the world. Tri-M is a program of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME).


National Association for Music Education, among the world’s largest arts education organizations, is the only association that addresses all aspects of music education. NAfME advocates at the local, state, and national levels; provides resources for teachers, parents, and administrators; hosts professional development events; and offers a variety of opportunities for students and teachers. The Association orchestrates success for millions of students nationwide and has supported music educators at all teaching levels for more than a century. With more than 60,000 members, the organization is the voice of music education in the United States.


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