This Outstanding Administrator Award award is intended to honor an administrator in the state of Nebraska, for demonstrating support, interest, and encouragement of the school's instrumental music program. Band directors from across the state nominate administrators for this award.

1988 - Russ Hicks, Tri County Schools
1989 - Herbert Barelman - Principal -Bellevue East HIgh School
1990 - Dr. Ken Thompson - Fremont High Schoolx
1991 - Nicholas J. Marick, Bluffs Middle School, Scottsbluff
1993 - Dr. Del Weber, University of Nebraska at Omaha
1994 - Steve Shanahan, Principal - Blair High School
1995 - Gary Anderson, Nemaha Valley Schools
1996 - Roger Givens, Principal - Bellevue West High School
1997 - Dr. Dennis Nosal, Norris High School
1998 - Dr. Carole Matthes, Principal Fredstrom Elementary -LPS
1999 - Dr. John Deegan, Superintendant -Bellevue Public Schools
2000 - Kevin Riley, Gretna Public Schools
2001 - Don Zeiss, Principal - Wayne High School
2002 - Larry Parker, Principal -Lincoln High School
2003 - Dr. James Loch, Adams Central High School
2004 - Dr. Pat Hunter-Pirtle, Lincoln Southeast High School

 

2005 - Dr. Rick Werkheiser, Millard North High School
2006 - Paul Sheffield, Shickley Public Schools
2007 - Jim Landwehr, Adams Central HIgh School
2008 - Rocky Ruhl, Wayne High School
2009 - Mrs. Debra Lund, Music in Catholic Schools - Omaha
2010 - Mr. Stan Turner - Principal- Bennington Jr. Sr. High School
2011 - Dr. Brad Stueve- Principal - Bellevue East High School
2012 - Dr. Rich Beran - Principal - Gretna High School with Chris Tucker and Alex Wimmer.
2013 - Dr. Deborah Frison - Principal of Burke High School  
2014 - Mr. Kevin Riggert, Principal of Elkhorn Ridge Middle School in Elkhorn, NE.   
2015 - Mr. Shaun Brothers, of Plattsmouth High School.  
2016 - Mr. Dustin Nielsen, of Boone Central High School.