Past Presidents' Scholarship

Purpose

The Past Presidents Scholarships may be presented annually by the Virginia Music Educators' Association in commemoration of the contributions of its past presidents. Two cash awards of $1,000 each (delivered as $500 per semester) may be awarded. One award will be designated for band/orchestra majors and one award will be for vocal/general music majors. The recipient must be a graduating high school senior who will be attending a Virginia four-year college or university in the fall. The student must be entering this institution as a music education major. This cash award is renewable annually for three additional years, providing the student meets renewal standards, and will be sent directly to the college or university finance office by the Virginia Music Educators' Association.

Criteria

The applicant must:

  • Be a high school senior in Virginia committed to majoring in music education at a college or university in Virginia.
  • Provide three letters of recommendation. One must be from the student's high school director, one from a school administrator or counselor, and one from an academic teacher or private music teacher.
  • Furnish an audio tape of himself of herself performing a solo.
  • Provide a one-paragraph statement indicating, "Why I wish to teach music."
  • Provide a copy of his/her high school transcript.
  • Have been a member of their high school choral, band, or orchestra program all four years of high school.
  • Show evidence that the applicants' choral, band, or orchestra director is a current member of VMEA.
  • Complete an application to be postmarked by March 15, 2018, and sent to Dan Helm, Chairman, V.M.E.A. "Past Presidents" Scholarship Committee, 7645 Long Pine Drive, Springfield, VA 22151

Renewal

This scholarship is renewable for three consecutive years providing the following criteria are met:

  • The applicant must continue to major in Music Education at a four-year college or university in Virginia.
  • The applicant must achieve a minimum accumulated grade point average of 2.50 their freshman year and a 3.00 each following year.
  • The applicant must provide a university or college transcript of instructional activities. This transcript must be received by the VMEA Scholarship Committee Chairman on or before June 20th of each year for the renewal check to be written.

Past Recipients

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Albemarle H S Charlottesville Co x         x   x x x x x x x
Alleghany HS Covington         x                      
Annandale HS Annandale x   x   x x x x x   x x   x    
Appomattox Reg. Gov. School Petersburg                              
Aylor, Robert E. MS Stephens City                             x
Azalea Gardens MS Norfolk                   x            
Bailey Bridge Middle School Midlothian         x     x x              
Battlefield H S Harmarket           x x x x x        
Battlefield M S Fredericksburg                 x x            
Belmont Ridge MS Leesburg                     x  x      
Benton Middle School Manassas           x x x          
Blacksburg High School Blacksburg       x   x x     x     x x
Blacksburg Middle School Christiansburg       x   x x x x   x     x x
Bonner, O.T. MS Danville  x                              
Brandon Middle School Virginia Beach         x x     x              
Brentsville District HS Nokesville                               x
Briar Woods HS Ashburn                          x      
Broadway HS Broadway                   x x     x  
Brooke Point H S Stafford Co x x x x x   x       x         x
Brookville High School Lynchburg                     x x        
Brookville Middle School Lynchburg             x x x   x      
Bruton H S Wmsburg-James City x                              
Buford M S Charlottesville City   x   x         x              
Bull Run Middle School Gainesville           x       x          
Carson, Rachel MS Herndon  x x    x      x  x  x  x  x  x x x x
Carver G.W. MS Chester   x                            
Central High School Woodstock               x                
Centreville H S Clifton       x                   x   x
Champe, John H S Aldie                              
Chancellor H S Fredericksburg x   x               x   x   x
Chantilly H S Chantilly x   x x   x         x          
Charles City High School Charles City                 x x            
Charlottesville Catholic S Charlottesville                     x          
Charlottesville H S Charlottesville   x x x   x   x x x     x    
Chickahominy MS Mechanicsville                         x    
Christiansburg High School Christiansburg             x   x x x         x
Clover Hill High School Midlothian       x     x x x x x x x
Colonial Forge H S Stafford Co   x x x x x x x x x x   x   x
Colonial Heights HS Colonial Heights                              
Colonial Heights MS Colonial Heights                           x
Corporate Landing M S Virginia Beach              x   x x         x
Cosby H S Midlothian                             x
Courtland High School Spotsylvania             x             x    
Cox Frank W HS Virginia Beach       x    x      x    x   x    
Crestwood Middle School Chesapeake        x                        
Culpepper County HS Culpeper              x  x  x   x          
Culpeper MS Culpeper                              
Dale, Thomas High School Chester           x   x  x x    x  x x    
Davis, Elizabeth MS Chester                              
Deep Creek High School Chesapeake x   x                          
Deep Run High School Glen Allen             x x x x x x x
Dominion HS Sterling                               x
Eastern View HS Culpeper Co                     x       x
Edison, Thomas A H S Fairfax Co       x         x              
Elko Middle School Sandston                   x            
Fairfax H S Fairfax Co                 x   x        
Falls Church H S Fairfax Co           x   x x x            
Fauquier High School Warrenton   x   x                        
First Colonial H S Virginia Beach City                 x              
Forest Park High School Woodbridge   x   x x x x x   x       x  
Franklin M S Chantilly           x x x x x            
Freedom M S Fredericksburg             x     x x  x x   x
Freeman, Douglas High School Henrico                             x
Frost, Robert Middle School Fairfax  x                  x  x  x   x
Gainesville MS Gainesville                   x        
Gar-Field H S Woodbridge x x x x x                      
Gildersleeve MS Newport News                           x    
Glasgow M S Alexandria           x       x            
Glass E.C. HS Lynchburg                x   x  x       x
Glenn Allen HS Glen Allen                              
Gloucester High School Gloucester                 x   x          
Godwin, Mills High School Richmond            x                    
Grafton Middle School Yorktown               x x x x          
Grafton High School Yorktown             x   x x x    
Granby High School Norfolk           x                    
Grassfield HS Chesapeake                               x
Great Bridge High School  Chesapeake   x           x   x            
Great Bridge Middle School Chesapeake x x x         x   x            
Great Neck M S Virginia Beach              x x x x         x
Harrisonburg High School Harrisonburg                 x x x x x
Hayfield H S Alexandria x           x          x  x x   x
Hayfield M S Alexandria x     x             x        
Henry, Patrick H S Glade Spring            x  x       x     x    
Hermitage High School Henrico   x                            
Herndon H S Hernbdon               x   x x          
Herndon MS Herndon                   x            
Hickory High School Chesapeake x           x   x x           x
Hickory Middle School Chesapeake     x x x x                    
Hines Middle School Newport News x                              
Holmes M S Alexandria   x   x   x                   x
Hylton C.D. High School Woodsbridge    x      x  x                    
Independence Middle School Virginia Beach             x                  
Irving, Washington MS Springfield                              
Jackson, Luther MS Falls Church                    x x x x   x
Jackson, Stonewall M S Mechanicsville                              
James River High School Midlothian         x x     x             x
Jamestown H S Williamsburg         x                      
Jefferson Forest HS Forest                     x      
Jefferson, Thomas HSST Alexandria                  x              
Jolliff Middle School Chesapeake           x x                  
Kemps Landing Magnet S Virginia Beach           x x   x x x  x x
Kempsville H S Virginia Beach           x x       x          
Kempsville M S Virginia Beach             x   x x x          
Kettle Run H S Nokesville                           x x
Key, Francis Scott MS Springfield                               x
Kilmer, x M S Vienna        x        x x x       x x
King George High School King George                       x   x  
King George Middle School King George           x                    
King William HS King William                   x            
Lake Braddock H S Burke x x x         x   x x x  
Lake Braddock M S Burke       x       x x     x x
Landstown High School Virginia Beach       x                        
Landstown MS Virginia Beach                               x
Lanier M S Fairfax Co                 x   x     x    
Langley HS McLean         x x       x x  x x
Langston, Hughes MS Reston                              
Lee, Robert E. HS Springfield         x x      x              
Liberty HS Bealeton     x                          
Liberty MS Ashland     x             x x          
Liberty MS Clifton             x x   x x          
Longfellow M S Falls Church           x x x                
Loudoun County H S Leesburg               x     x  x        
Lunsford, J. Michael MS Chantilly                             x
Madison, James HS Vienna    x          x    x x x x x
Manchester HS Midlothian                   x         x
Manchester MS Richmond x                              
Manassas Park High School Manassas Park               x                
Marshall, George C High School Falls Church                    x  x       x
Marshall Middle School The Plains             x                 x
Marsteller MS Bristow                     x        
Mason George HS Falls Church    x  x  x    x  x      x            
Massaponax H S Fredericksburg   x                            
Menchville H S Newport News                             x
Midlothian High School Midlothian x x     x x   x   x          
Midlothian Middle School Midlothian     x                     x    
Millbrook High School Winchester           x x x   x x  x   x
Monacan High School Richmond               x   x x     x   x
Monroe, James H S Fredericksburg           x   x x   x  x        
Mountain View H S Stafford Co           x   x x   x  x   x   x
Norcom, I.C. H S Portsmouth  x                              
North Stafford H S Stafford Co         x       x x            
Northside Middle School Norfolk x                              
Oak Knoll Middle School Mechanicsville       x                        
Oakton H S Vienna x x   x       x x x x   x x
Ocean Lakes HS Virginia Beach                   x x         x
Orange County HS Orange                     x    x x   x
Osbourn Park High School Manassas         x x                    
Patriot HS Nokesville                       x  x x x
Plaza M S Virginia Beach             x x        x  x x x
Poe, Edgar Allan M S Annandale     x x   x                   x
Pocahontus M S Powhatan                              
Poquoson High School Poquoson   x                            
Poquoson Middle School Poquoson x x     x   x                  
Potomac High School Dumfries       x     x       x      
Powhatan Jr. HS Powhatan                               x
Powhatan HS Powhatan                               x
Princess Anne H S Virginia Beach x         x x     x x  x    
Princess Anne MS Virginia Beach                               x
Pulaski County High School Pulaski             x   x              
Radford High School Radford                 x           x
Richlands High School Richlands x x x     x     x              
River Bend Middle School Sterling         x x               x    
Robinson, James W. H S Fairfax Co  x  x  x x    x      x  x  x  x x  
Robinson, James W. M S Fairfax Co x  x  x  x  x  x    x x   x x  x x   x
Robious Middle School Midlothian           x                    
Rock Ridge HS Ashburn                               x
Rocky Run MS Chantilly                              
Salem High School Salem                             x
Salem High School Virginia Beach   x                            
Salem Middle School Virginia Beach                 x x         x
Salem Church Middle School Richmond         x                      
Sandburg Carl Middle School Alexandria      x  x        x  x  x         x
Saunders Middle School Manassas         x   x                  
Sherando High School Stephens City x x   x x x         x   x x
Simpson, J. Lupton Middle School Leesburg                        x        
Smith, Oscar High School Chesapeake                x                
South Lakes H S Reston                 x   x        
South County M S Lorton                           x x
Spartley MS Hampton                               x
Spotswood High School Penn Laird               x   x            
Spotsylvania HS Spotsylvania                          x x x
Stafford H S Falmouth       x       x   x       x
Stone Hill MS Ashburn                         x x
Stuart, J.E.B. HS Falls Church      x      x    x  x            
Tabb HS Yorktown                     x          
Tallwood HS Virginia Beach                   x x        
Taylor, William C. MS Warrenton            x                    
Tazewell High School Tazewell       x                        
Thoreau M S Vienna x x     x               x      
Thornburg Middle School Spotsylvania                 x              
Tuckahoe Middle School Richmond                           x    
Tucker, J.R. High School Henrico                      x  x   x    
Turner Ashby HS Bridgewater                               x
Twain, Mark Middle School Alexandria        x  x      x x            
Virginia Middle School Bristol             x   x              
Virginia High School Bristol       x     x   x             x
Warhill HS Williamsburg                     x          
Warrenton Middle School Warrenton             x                  
Washington, George HS Danville                               x
Washington, George MS Alexandria                x    x x    x    
Washington - Lee High School Arlington             x       x         x
West Potomac H S Alexandria x x x x x     x x            
West Springfield H S Springfield     x x x x x x x       x x x
Western Branch High School Chesapeake x         x x x x              
Western Branch Middle School Chesapeake     x                          
Westfield H S Chantilly   x x x       x x x            
Williams, TC High School Alexandria                        x  x x   x
Wood, James Middle School Winchester           x                    
Wood, James High School Winchester          x                      
Woodbridge Sr. High School Woodbridge x x x x x     x x         x    
Woodside High School Newport News x                              
Woodson, W.T. High School Fairfax              x    x  x  x        x x
Wright, A.G. Middle School Stafford          x            x          
Yorktown HS Arlington                         x      
Totals:   33 31 26 40 30 49 47 51 55 66 60 42 53 51 61 75

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