The Pasco School District was recently honored for its commitment to music education for the third year in a row and for the eighth time in 16 years by a nonprofit music organization.
The district is one of nearly 400 to earn the distinction of Best Communities for Music Education in 2015 from the National Association of Music Merchants, a release said.
Pasco has won the award or a similar one from the association since 2000.
The association cited the district’s Instrument for Loan program, strings program, All-State and award-winning bands and choirs and other programming such as musical theater, world drumming and mariachi band.
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