Outstanding School Administrator

The purpose of the award is to recognize outstanding administrative support for music education. This award is given to individuals who have demonstrated active, ongoing support for balanced music programs. Nominations must be submitted by an NMEA member. The application deadline is October 1 at 11:59 p.m. Central Time.

AWARD CRITERIA

This award recognizes administrative support for music education and will be made to an individual who has demonstrated active, ongoing support for balanced music programs. Please be sure to read through the criteria as all materials are needed to submit your nomination.

1. Nominations must be submitted by an NMEA member.

2. Resume of the candidate including education and employment history must be included.

3. Nominators must include a summary of reasons why they feel the candidate should receive this award.

4. This nomination must also include two or more letters of endorsement explaining why this administrator should receive this award. These must be collected by the primary nominator and uploaded to the nomination form below. Letters could be from community members, parents, or colleagues.

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PREVIOUS AWARD WINNERS:

YEAR      

 RECIPIENT      

 RECIPIENT'S SCHOOL     

 2021

 Ryon Nilson

 Creighton Community Schools

 2020

 Michael Sieh

 Stanton Community Schools (retired)

 2019

 Ann Davis

 Omaha Public Schools

 2018

 Ken Heinz

 Weeping Water Public School

 2017

 Jeremy Moore

 VJ & Angela Skutt Catholic High School 

 2016

 Randy Wiese

 Ashland-Greenwood High School

 2015

 Ed Bennett

 Omaha Central High School

 2014

 John Harris

 Wahoo Middle School

 2013

 Brad Jacobsen

 Ashland-Greenwood Schools

 2011

 Dennis Mann

 Lincoln East High School

 2010

 Harvey Birky

 Gretna Middle School

 2009

 Chris Arent

 Wahoo High School

 2007

 Richard Kolowski

 Millard West High School

 2006

 Dave Collins

 Omaha Bryan High School

 2005

 Phil Dudley

 Hastings College

 2004

 Claudianna Todd

 Omaha Public Schools

 2003

 Edwin Hollinger

 Hemingford Schools

 2002

 Galen Boldt

 Norris Public Schools

 2001

 Donald Johnson

 Fort Calhoun Schools

 2000

 Maurie Deines

 Gering Middle School

 1999

 David Melick

 Schuyler Schools

 1998

 Sister Barbara Ficenec 

 Bennington Jr/Sr High School

 1997

 Mary McGuire

 St. Wenceslaus School, Omaha

 1996

 Kirk Eledge

 Gretna Schools

 1995

 Ronald Witt

 Millard Public Schools

 1994

 David Van Horn

 Irving Middle School, Lincoln

 1993

 Richard Kraus

 Lincoln East Jr/Sr High School