NMMEA Winners

The RRPS Fine Arts Department was recently given three awards by the New Mexico Music Educators Association!

The district as a whole was presented the Award of Distinction, which honors districts that have demonstrated support for and commitment to high-quality music education programs district wide.

Rebecca Kendall, the Choir Director at RRHS, was recognized as the 2023 New and Emerging Teacher of the Year for demonstrating significant success in her early years of music teaching.

Kurt Schmidt, the Executive Director for the RRPS Fine Arts Department, was named the 2023 Administrator of the year for his continual work supporting our incredible music education programs.

Congratulations to all the winners, and thank you for your continued effort in supporting the music education in Rio Rancho!