Twenty-eight Starr Music Academy students took the Texas Music Teachers Association (TMTA) Student Affiliate Whitlock Theory Test this past February in Mission. Twenty-six students passed, five earned Whitlock Theory Medals, four earned Instrumental Medals, and nine earned studio medals.
To earn a medal, students needed to score 90 or above on the exam. Whitlock Medals are awarded by TMTA to students who score 90 or above testing on their school grade level, and Instrumental Medals are for students who test at level four and above.
The following students were awarded theory medals: Alani Ballesteros, Alexa Barrera, Camila Bazan, Georgina Barrera, Laurel Cantu, Leslie Favela, Alejandro Garcia, Ayleen Garcia, Faith Garza, James Gonzalez, Victor Guerra, Alyssa Lopez, Ashley Ly Truong, Sofia Muñiz, Neolani Quiroz, Mia Ramon, Brizeida Ramos, and Ricardo Ramos.