Awards2018-07-29T07:46:55+00:00

John Philp Sousa Award

This award is given to a student who demonstrates superior musicianship and outstanding dedication.
YearRecipient
1986Dawn Nelson
1987Deanna Kwallek
1988Christine Isakson
1989Kari Welter
1990Tony Dresbach
1992Jason Eisenmenger
1994Brenda Cudmore
1995Jessica Tebben
1996Jenni Benson
1997Elizabeth Joyslin
1998Eric Schettler
1999David Joyslin
2000Jeremy Brech
2001Clint Johnson
2002Carrie Minette
2003John Gaard
2004Ben Eisle
2005Kelley Welu
2006Sam Eisele
2007Ryan Robinson/Mitch Barber
2009Emily Sazama
2010Elle Tornberg
2011Leah Buller
2012Allison Wagner
2013Spencer Duncan
2014McCade Ivarsen
2015Sylvia Larson
2016Nicole Pierson
2017Garrett Buchanan
2018Megan Yee

Patrick S. Gilmore Award

This award is given to an outstanding high school band student in recognition of their achievement and commitment.
YearRecipient
2009Maggie Gould
2010Enrique Ortega
2011Greg Dirks
2012Abby Flanders
2013Sarah Dirks/Molly McAllister
2014Alex Ling
2015Emilie Larson
2016Alisha Kaske
2017Grace Aasheim
2018Rilyn Fox

Louis Armstrong Jazz Award

This award is given to a student who demonstrates superior musicianship and outstanding dedication in jazz.
YearRecipient
2009Petar Janjic
2010Brad Meyer
2011Collin Townsend
2012Zack Schulte
2013Spencer Duncan
2015Daniel Mastick
2016Noah Deist
2017Trey Pederson
2018Trey Pederson

Woody Herman Jazz Award

This award is given to an high school musician in recognition of their achievement and commitment in jazz.
YearRecipient
2009Spencer Ferguson
2010Cameron Lanier
2011Jordan Egge
2012Ross Penning
2013Derek Ibach
2015Cole Hanselman
2016Trey Pederson
2017Noah Deist
2018Braden Culp

Quincy Jones Musicianship Award

This award recognizes those students who possess boundless energy and musical versatility.
YearRecipient
2013Cailyn Schreurs/Jackie Wessling
2014Alexis Parker
2015Ben Aasheim
2016Paige Schnetter
2017Parker Brown
2018Noah Deist

Directors Award for Band

This award honors outstanding members of the Harrisburg High School Band.
YearRecipient
2013Blake Abernathy/Paige Schnetter
2014Ben Aasheim
2015Jadyn Ulrich/Garrett Buchanan/Parker Brown
2016Grace Aasheim/Katelyn Decker
2017Megan Yee/Rilyn Fox
2018Maycie Schultz/Michael Schepp