The Board of Trustees and administration recognized the 34 members of the Vela Middle School A Capella Choir for qualifying to perform at the Texas Music Educators association (TMEA) All State Concert on February 10 in San Antonio. This is the first time in BISD history that an all female choir performed at TMEA. The Vela Choir Director is Melody Eriksen and Ginger Wheelock is the Assistant Choir Director.