NEW YORK (FOX5NY) - A Bronx teacher was given the Music Educator Award at the Grammys. Melissa Salguero of P.S. 48 Joseph R. Drake in the Bronx won the award that was established to recognize educators who have made a significant and lasting contribution to the field of music education and who demonstrate a commitment to the broader cause of maintaining music education in schools.
Each year, one recipient is selected from 10 finalists and recognized for their impact on students' lives.
Salguero has been teaching music at P.S. 48 since 2010. Her goal is to foster creativity, curiosity and a strong work ethic in her students through the power of music.
Salguero was honored as the Lincoln Center Arts Teacher of the Year in 2013.