Silver Baton

Honoring the most outstanding WBDI members who not only have bands of high performance level, but who have made outstanding contributions to the improvement of bands in America, and are active WBDI members. Recipients receive a silver medallion depicting the WBDI logo.

Recipients: 2017 - Terri Palazzolo 2017 - Marilyn Bennett 2015 - Val Sherman 2014 - Linda Thompson 2009 - Frances Shelton 2005 - Donna Wirth 2005 - Robyn Bell 2003 - Deborah Bradley 2003 - Patricia Backhaus 2001 - Carol Nendza 1998 - Kathy Harbuck Cox 1997 - Sue Glossop 1997 - Cheryl Newton 1996 - Linda Moorhouse 1996 - Susan Creasap 1993 - Lorraine Paris 1992 - Marianne Sandstrom 1991 - Patricia Root 1990 - Major Virginia Allen 1989 - Marguerite Wilder 1988 - Lucille Alexander 1987 - Laurie Neeb 1986 - Catherine Heard 1985 - Barbara Lovett 1985 - Marie Cotaya 1984 - Noreen Linnemann 1983 - Donna Wirth 1982 - Patricia Garren 1981 - Jacqueline Hunt 1980 - Judith Grimes 1979 - Mildred Reiner 1977 - Ileane McElwee 1977 - Mary Ann Dalton 1977 - Dorothy Dugger 1975 - Nora Arquit 1975 - Mildred Black 1975 - Gladys Stone Wright 1975 - Ramona Meltz 1974 - Dorothy Stewart Jones 1972 - Faye Hanson