SCMEA seeks through its various awards, to honor, recognize, thank and encourage its award recipients and the general membership of the Association. All nominations must be made by members of SCMEA. The online application for each award must be submitted no later than November 10, 2023. Please direct any questions to SCMEA Awards Committee Chair, Joe Gulledge.
Award recipients shall be chosen by the Awards Selection Committee except as otherwise noted in certain awards. The committee shall be chaired by the Immediate Past-President of SCMEA. Other members of the committee shall be appointed by the President of SCMEA. All awards will be presented during the annual SCMEA Professional Development Conference unless unusual circumstances require an alternate time and location. The decision of an alternate presentation time and location will be made by the selection committee chair and the SCMEA President. Awards given at the Conference shall be presented at a time to be determined by the Conference Chair and the President. Recipients of awards shall be notified no later than January 15th of each year. Award plaques and pins will be procured by the SCMEA Awards Chair and will be paid for by the Association. The method of nomination for awards, and a description of each award appears in the Standing Rules of the Association.
Click on the links below to access individual award guidelines and the online applications.
- Deborah Smith Hoffman Mentor Award
- Friend of Music Education Award
- Friend of Music Education Business Award
- Hall of Fame Award
- Honor Administrator Award
- Memorial Scholarship Award
- Outstanding Young Music Educator Award