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									                                             Collegiate Chapters
                                            Chapter Opportunities

           ith the start of the school year right around the
           corner, it’s time to start thinking about Collegiate                          STAR AWARD
           Chapter activities. As you begin planning, there           The Student Achievement Recognition Award (StAR) is
are two items you should be certain to put on your to-do list:        given to outstanding music students who intend to
n Apply for the MTNA Benjamin Whitten Collegiate                      teach professionally in an independent or collegiate
  Chapter of the Year Award                                           music studio. Faculty and administrators select recipi-
n Submit a proposal for a Collegiate Chapters session at              ents on the basis of excellence in academic achieve-
  the 2010 MTNA National Conference in Albuquerque,                   ment, successful teaching experience and
  New Mexico.                                                         demonstrated leadership abilities. In addition, these
                                                                      graduates are eligible to enter the MTNA Studio
CHAPTER OF THE YEAR                                                   Fellowship Award program.
   Each year MTNA presents the MTNA Benjamin Whitten                     The Student Achievement Recognition (StAR) pro-
Collegiate Chapter and Collegiate Chapter Advisor of the              gram grants free one-year active national or collegiate
Year Award to an outstanding collegiate chapter, its mem-             memberships to outstanding graduating music stu-
bers and its advisor for demonstrating exceptional organiza-          dents. In addition, the recipients are eligible to com-
tion and depth of activities. The winning chapter will receive        pete for the MTNA Studio Fellowship Award. This
a $500 prize and be recognized at the 2010 MTNA National              $3,000 award is designed to assist a music teacher to
Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico, March 20–24.                   establish, develop and enhance their studio.
n A typed annotated list of chapter activities for the                   The MTNA Studio Fellowship Program was estab-
   2009–2010 school year.                                             lished to help music teachers develop and enhance
n Materials supporting these activities such as programs,             their newly established studios. The award is presented
   invitations, fliers, budget and outcome reports, newspa-           to the candidate who most clearly demonstra
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