Ryan High band students recognized with prestigious state honor
High School had three students in its band program recognized as Texas Music
Scholars by the Texas Music Educators Association.
Ryan High juniors Luke Owens,
Skarleth Santibanez and Arielle Smith were honored for the outstanding
commitment to scholastic merit, musicianship and citizenship within their
school and community. The students were honored by TMEA near the end of the
2015-16 school year, the second consecutive year each of the students was
recognized by the organization.
Luke and Arielle each play the trumpet,
while Skarleth plays the tenor saxophone.
TMEA annually recognizes less than 2,000
students across the state with the Texas Music Scholar award, making this one
of the most prestigious honors awarded.
Eddie Russell is the band director at Ryan
Denton Independent School District
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