Elm Grove Middle School (EGMS) proudly announces the accolades received by its esteemed band director, Erica Ernst, who has been honored as the 2023-24 District VIII Middle School Band Director of the Year.
This recognition holds particular significance as it is bestowed upon Ernst through a vote by band directors representing a vast area spanning Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Desoto, and Webster parishes. The award serves as a testament to Ernst’s outstanding contributions and advancements in the EGMS Band program.
Ernst’s dedication to teaching the art of reading and playing music has not only resonated within the walls of Elm Grove Middle School but has also left a lasting impact on students across the district. Her commitment to fostering a love for music and nurturing the talents of the next generation has earned her the respect and admiration of her peers.
The EGMS Band program, under Ernst’s leadership, has experienced remarkable growth and achievement, reflecting her passion for musical education. This recognition as District VIII Middle School Band Director of the Year is a well-deserved honor that celebrates not only Ernst’s individual accomplishments but also the collective success of the EGMS music program.