2016 Grammy Music Educator Award finalists revealed

"CBS This Morning" revealed the finalists for the third annual Grammy Music Educator Award presented by The Recording Academy and the Grammy Foundation, honoring "current educators who have made a significant and lasting contribution to the field of music education."

More than 4,500 nominations nationwide have been whittled down to 10 finalists, each of whom will receive a $1,000 honorarium and matching grants for their schools.

One winner will be selected from the ten finalists and flown to the Los Angeles for the Grammy Awards to attend Grammy Week festivities in February and the awards ceremony. The winner will also receive a $10,000 honorarium.

This year's nominees come from 10 cities across eight states.


Bonnie Anderson Coronado

Coronado Village Elementary School, Universal City, Texas


Krista Fanning

Caddo Middle Magnet, Shreveport, Louisiana


Anne Fennell

Mission Vista High School, Oceanside, California


Frank Gawle

Wilton High School, Wilton, Connecticut


Keith Hancock

Tesoro High School, Rancho Santa Margarita, California


Penelope Quesada

Lincoln Elementary School, Louisville, Kentucky


Phillip Riggs

North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, Durham, North Carolina


Bill Swick

Las Vegas Academy of the Arts, Las Vegas, Nevada


Brayer Teague

Downers Grove North High School, Downers Grove, Illinois


Lois Wiggins

Edythe J. Hayes Middle School, Lexington, Kentucky