The John Phillip Sousa Award is the pinnacle of achievement for high school band students. Created in 1955, the award honors the top student in a high school band and recognizes superior musicianship and outstanding dedication.

Year Winner
2023 Ansley Bishop
2022 Sam Morris
2021 Rob McKay
2020 Grace Whitaker
2019 Michael Runholt
2018 Luke Dow
2017 Madeline Brown
2016 Matt McKay
2015 Cameron Papandria
2014 Matthew Steadham
2013 Bryan Rainey
2012 Christian Powers
2011 Laura Horcher
2010 Kate Coveney
2009 Sara Jordan
2008 Michael Flanigan
2007 Matt McKay

2022-2023 Band Awards

Award Winner

John Philip Sousa Award

Ansley Bishop

Band Most Improved Woodwind

Lucia Spencer

Band Most Improved Brass

Luis Sandoval

Band Most Improved Percussion

Dorothy Butts

Outstanding Woodwind

Meg Comer

Outstanding Brass

Ansley Bishop

Outstanding Percussion

Glenn Rooney

Outstanding Band Aide

Eli Small 

Louis Armstrong Jazz Award

Ansley Bishop

Woody Herman Jazz Award

Meg Comer

Jazz Most Improved Woodwind

Ellie Bishop

Jazz Most Improved Brass

Ruby Wilkerson

Jazz Most Improved Rhythm

Lachlan Borders

Jazz Outstanding Woodwind

Meg Comer

Jazz Outstanding Brass

Ansley Bishop

Jazz Outstanding Rhythm

Lachlan Borders

Drum Majors 2023-2024

Scarlett Shell