Sample Induction Letter

Sample Tri-M Student Membership Acceptance Letter
(for parent notification and signature)

Instructions: Personalize this letter by replacing the text in parentheses with the appropriate information, and give the letter to the parent or guardian of each candidate for student membership along with an Acceptance Form for Tri-M Student Membership.

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Dear (Parent/Guardian):

The Tri-M Music Honor Society is an international program dedicated to the recognition of exceptional music students in grades 6-12 that meet the music, academic, leadership, and character criteria asked of every Tri-M member. Tri-M is a program of the National Association for Music Education, which is the largest arts education association in the world.

You will be pleased to know that (name of student) has been selected by the music faculty, chapter advisor, and student officers of Tri-M Music Honor Society Chapter (number) at (school) as a candidate for Tri-M student membership.

To become a member of the (school) Tri-M Music Honor Society, a candidate must fill out and return the enclosed acceptance form. The student's completed acceptance form will be given to the chapter advisor for approval and confirmation, at which time the student will become a member. Once achieving Tri-M membership, each student is expected to continue to meet the Tri-M criteria, or membership will lapse until those standards are once again met.

Each candidate for student membership is instructed in the aims, purposes, and programs of the honor society. After completing the acceptance form, the candidate will be inducted into the honor society as a new member at a formal membership presentation ceremony to which you and your friends will be invited. At that time, official Tri-M membership cards, pin emblems, and certificates will be presented to our members.The enclosed acceptance form must be returned to the Chapter Advisor by (date).

(Chapter Secretary)
(Chapter Advisor)