Silver Baton

The purpose of this award is to honor outstanding members of

WOMEN BAND DIRECTORS INTERNATIONAL, INC.

who have actively participated on the national level.

Criteria for selection:

1. Consistently produces bands of high performance level.

2. Consistently performs programs of high musical quality.

3. Has made an outstanding contribution to the community and the country through music.

4. Has made an outstanding contribution to the improvement of bands through participation and leadership

in professional organizations.

5. Must be an active member of WOMEN BAND DIRECTORS INTERNATIONAL, INC. and have made an

outstanding contribution to the association through participation.

This award shall consist of a silver medallion.

Recipients:

2017 - Terri Palazzolo

2017 - Marilyn Bennett

2015 - Val Sherman

2014 - Linda Thompson

2009 - Frances Shelton

2005 - Donna Wirth

2005 - Robyn Bell

2003 - Deborah Bradley

2003 - Patricia Backhaus

2001 - Carol Nendza

1998 - Kathy Harbuck Cox

1997 - Sue Glossop

1997 - Cheryl Newton

1996 - Linda Moorhouse

1996 - Susan Creasap

1993 - Lorraine Paris

1992 - Marianne Sandstrom

1991 - Patricia Root

1990 - Major Virginia Allen

1989 - Marguerite Wilder

1988 - Lucille Alexander

1987 - Laurie Neeb

1986 - Catherine Heard

1985 - Barbara Lovett

1985 - Marie Cotaya

1984 - Noreen Linnemann

1983 - Donna Wirth

1982 - Patricia Garren

1981 - Jacqueline Hunt

1980 - Judith Grimes

1979 - Mildred Reiner

1977 - Ileane McElwee

1977 - Mary Ann Dalton

1977 - Dorothy Dugger

1975 - Nora Arquit

1975 - Mildred Black

1975 - Gladys Stone Wright

1975 - Ramona Meltz

1974 - Dorothy Stewart Jones

1972 - Faye Hanson