Luis Gonzalez-Aponte, SMHS Tri-M Music Honor Society Chapter president, displays a certificate awarded by the National Association of Music Education to the high school chapter as the Senior Division second runner up for most outstanding chapter in the nation. This is the first time a Texas chapter has been nationally recognized in over eight years. PHOTOS COURTESY OF SAN MARCOS CISD
Luis Gonzalez-Aponte SMHS Tri-M Music Honor Society Chapter President presents checks with donations collected from the SMHS Tri-M chapter’s “Noonday Cabarets” benefiting the music programs at SMCISD Elementary schools. The Tri-M Chapter raised $440 for Hernandez and $720 for Crockett. The next Noonday Cabaret will be held on Saturday, Nov. 19 from 12-1 p.m. generously hosted by the Price Center and benefiting the Mendez Elementary School Music Program. A light lunch and live music are provided by the Tri-M chapter as a reception to donors of $10 or more.
The Executive director and Board President of the SMART Orchestra presented the high school Band and Orchestra programs each with a $1,000 check to recognize their support of the public school music programs and honor the continued collaboration and generosity of SMCISD toward community arts programs like the SMART Orchestra. For more information about the SMART Orchestra please visit their website at www.smartorchestra.com