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Tom Dougherty Named Quarter-finalist

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   Congratualtions to Mr. Tom Dougherty. Mr. Dougherty is among 189 music teachers from across the U.S. have been selected out of over three thousand nominations as quarterfinalists for the annual honor presented by the Recording Academy and GRAMMY Museum, with support from Ford Motor Company Fund.

   The next step for this outstanding group of music educators is to await the semifinalist annoucement in September. The award is open to current U.S. music teachers, and anyone can nominate a teacher—students, parents, friends, colleagues, community members, school deans, and administrators. Teachers are also able to nominate themselves, and nominated teachers are notified and invited to fill out an application. Please wish Mr. Dougherty the best of luck in the next round of competition.