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This program is for band and music directors to use as a tool to recognize deserving students and works towards. Keeping the arts alive in our schools. Approximately 15000 Semper Fidelis Music Excellence Awards are provided each year free of charge?
Each year the United States Marines Youth Foundation, Inc. awards approximately 15,000 Semper Fidelis Award for Musical Excellence certificates to deserving high school students. High school band directors from across the nation submit their student nominations for the year. The United States Marines Youth Foundation, Inc. provides the certificates to these schools free of charge. This certificate program is a tool that educators have to recognize deserving students and works towards keeping the Arts alive in our schools.
SEMPER FIDELIS AWARD This award is designed to recognize
distinguished high school band members for musical achievements and leadership as a high school scholar. Candidates should be exemplary young citizens and role models for other students. This program is sponsored by the United States Marines Youth Foundation, Inc. (USMYF) Award recipients may be those who were most inspirational or showed the greatest determination.
- Be a high school senior
- Hold a “first chair” position in the band
- Be capable of performing as a soloist with the high school band
- Be recognized as both an outstanding performer and as a truly outstanding young citizen