POSTED: Sunday, April 28, 2013 - 11:32am
UPDATED: Sunday, April 28, 2013 - 11:39am
HIDALGO COUNTY, TEXAS (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — Congressman Rubén Hinojosa (D-TX-15) announced the McAllen and the Hidalgo Independent School Districts received a national designation as the Best Communities for Music Education by the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation.
"I congratulate the directors and educators from these two incredible school districts for their efforts in keeping music as an important part of their curriculum,' said U.S. Rep Hinojosa."I am a strong supporter of maintaining the arts in our public schools. I believe our students gain a tremendous sense of responsibility and pride through their efforts in learning and creating by way of their artistic lessons. What is learned here often lasts a lifetime."