Outstanding Administrator Award

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 School
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
2017
Jeff Bellar, Norfolk Catholic High School
2018
Jason Sullivan, Superintendent, Elm Creek Public Schools
2019
Chad Boyer, Superintendent of Wisner-Pilger Schools

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