*At least 3 of 4 years of a music course sequence (ex. Band 1,2,3, 4; Percussion 1,2,3,4; and Chorus 1,2,3,4) or combination of these totaling three (3) years. The student must be enrolled in at least one of these courses for their senior year
*Two other music electives as offered (ex. guitar, history of rock, music theory, or other music elective course offered). This only applies if other music electives are offered at some point(s) during a student's high school career.
*Participation in at least one (1) adjudicated music event each year of high school (ex. KMEA all-district, KMEA all-state, KMEA solo & ensemble, Kentucky snare drum competition, or other adjudicated event(s) approved by the high school music teacher)
*Distinguished / Superior ratings in at least 1 adjudicated event two (2) times during high school career (as long as adjudicated events are made available. includes adjudicated events from section 3 above)
*Selection to all-district and/or all-state (if available) in at least two years of high school career -or- selection to a University Honor Band for at least two years (ex. MSU Band Clinic, UK Honors Wind Ensemble, Asbury All-Star Band, etc.)
*Consistent attendance at after-school music endeavors as assigned from the music department (ex. athletic bands, KMEA Events, rehearsals, etc.) at the discretion of the music teacher.
*Maintain overall GPA of 3.0 or above
*Maintain GPA of 4.0 in music classes taken
*Maintain good standing in the music program / remain eligible for all music endeavors as laid forth by rules of the music department and/or music class or ensemble