Dwight D. Eisenhower High School (Blue Island) band director Justin Antos has been named a finalist for the 2021 Grammy Music Educator Award.
"Words cannot express how humbled I am to have been nominated for this award by my amazing students," said Antos. "They are the hardest working people from some of the most genuine families I have ever met, and I am so proud to be able to represent Eisenhower High School and the Blue Island community throughout this journey."
Antos was one of 10 nominees from around the country who were announced as finalists on CBS This Morning in December…
While there is no fan voting for the award, Eisenhower staff and students are promoting Antos’ impact and amazing accomplishment on social with the hashtag #AntosForGrammy. Below are a few posts that highlight the impact he has had as a music educator.
The Grammy Awards were originally slated to be held on January 31, 2021, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, however, they were postponed until March 14, 2021, due to the pandemic.