The purpose of the NCMEA High School Choral Section Hall of Fame is to recognize deceased or retired members of the NCMEA High School Choral Section who have:
- Served as an active director of high school choral music education in North Carolina public or private schools for a period of ten years or more.
- Demonstrated excellence in the teaching of choral music on the high school level. Evidences would include consistent high ratings at adjudicated choral festivals; participation in diverse choral experiences (All-County, All-State, Honors Chorus, performances in U.S. cities or abroad, etc.)
- Made significant contributions to the improvement of choral music education and the betterment of the profession, including holding positions of leadership and/or service in professional organizations.
- Demonstrated high ideals and professional integrity during the time of service.