Heritage High School Senior Wins $15,000 Scholarship from TMEA

Mar 19, 2015

Emily MonkHeritage High School senior cellist Emily Monk was awarded the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Bill Cormack Scholarship in February in the amount of $15,000.

Bill Cormack's son presented her with the scholarship certificate at the First General Session of the 2015 TMEA Convention held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio.

To be considered for this scholarship, students have to write an essay that describes their reasons for becoming a teacher, commitment to music education and their future career goals.

Students also have to submit a professional-style resume that includes their musical, academic and non-academic achievements.

The scholarship was the largest given to any high school student in Texas by TMEA.