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:
2015 - Val Sherman

2014 - Linda Thompson

2009 - Frances Shelton
2005 - Donna Wirth
2005 - Robyn Wilkes
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