The mission of the IMEA is to promote lifelong music learning and to provide leadership for music education

Distinguished Service Award

 

Awarded to a person who has clearly given very special service to ILMEA or to the goals and purposes of ILMEA. The recipient is clearly recognizable Statewide, and the service for which the Award is given, represents a long-range commitment that, in every way, can be considered extraordinary and distinguished.

Distinguished Service Award Application (47.6 KB)

 

Past Awardees

1979 - Clifton Burmeister, Cloyd Meyers, Traugott Rohner

1980 - Winifred Cantrell, Robert Climer, Ray Makeever

1981 - Robert Dvorak, Boyd White

1982 - Tal Smith

1983 - Frank Laurie, Walter Rodby

1984 - Mary Hoffman, Dale Kimpton, Charles Leonard

1985 - Eunice Dansby, John Kinnison, George Wilson

1986 - Charles Beckman, Melvin Pontius

1987 - Gordon Bird, Daniel Perrino

1988 - Robert Allen, Theodore Paschedag

1989 - Robert Baile

1991 - Ernest O. Caneva, Arthur  L. Schmittler, Paul Rosene

1992 - Paul Beringer, Robert Guensler

1993 - Dean Sayles

1994 - Charles Engel, Eddrie Kinnison

1995 - William E. Schnell

1996 - Mary Boller, John Fitchuk, Wayne Macomber

1998 - James Kidder

1999 - Paul Bauer

2001 - Judy Dawson, Sam Reese, David Williams

2002 - Ronald Engstrom, Antonio Garcia, James Rimington, Peter Webster

2003 - Donald Davis, Margaret Kelly, Randolph F. Kummer, Deborah Sheldon

2005 - Milto Scott

2006 - Kris Cox

2007 - Daiel Dietrich

2008 - William Jastrow

2009 - Joe Grant, Judith Grimes

2010 - Richard Curlee, Linda Kummer

2011 - Paul Jung, Rex E. Benson

2012 - Keith Mitchell

2014 - John Heath

2016 - Robert Boyd, Toni Redlingshafer

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