TMTA Teacher Awards

 

TMTA Teacher of the Year 
1962 *Paul Van Katwijk, Dallas
1963 *Grace Ward Lankford, Fort Worth
1964 *E. Clyde Whitlock, Fort Worth
1965 *Mary Dunn, Lubbock
1966 *Elizabeth Morris, Amarillo
1967 *George Anson, Fort Worth
1968 *Jimmie Mansfield, Corsicana
1969 *LaRue Loftin Conlon, San Antonio
1970 *Jack W. Hendrix, Odessa
1971 *J. Wilgus Eberly, Denton
1972 *Mildred Klein, Lubbock
1973 *Donald E. Johnson, Houston
1974 *Isabel Scionti, Denton
1975 *Donald W. Bellah, Fort Worth
1976 *Blaise Montandon, Corpus Christi
1977 *Winifred Bedford, Dallas
1978 *Arthur H. Feese, Dallas
1979 *Cecile C. Meskimen, Lubbock
1980 *Janet McGaughey, Austin
1981 *John Paul, Huntsville
1982 *Andrew Mihalso, NCTM, San Antonio
1983 Philelle McBrayer, Tulsa, OK
1984 *Jo Ann Fargason, El Paso
1985 *Mary Loving, NCTM, Corpus Christi
1986 Yvonne Reynolds, Dallas
1987 *Thelma Hearn, Houston
1988 *Patricia Powers, NCTM, Beeville
1989 Ruth Pitts, NCTM, Waco
1990 June Leondar, NCTM, Fort Worth
1991 *Ruth Bunch, Fort Worth
1992 *Ella Louise Burba, NCTM, Austin
1993 Patricia Banks, Brownwood
1994 *Louise Christensen, Forum
1995 Laurel Ince, NCTM Austin
1996 Frances Key, NCTM, Olney
1997 Melody Allen, NCTM, San Angelo
1998 Joy Finley, NCTM, Midland
1999 *Karen Austin, Dallas
2000 Roberta Gober, Austin
2001 Carolyn Adams, NCTM, Dallas
2002 Ronald Bennett, NCTM, Odessa
2002 *Ken Newsome, Duncanville
2003 Karen Wallace, Houston
2004 Celinda Hallbauer, NCTM, Belton
2005 Sherry Frush, NCTM, Abilene
2006 Lydia Bratcher, NCTM, Waco
2007 Tena Hehn, NCTM, Dallas
2008 Susan Conner, NCTM, Winters
2009 Sharon Callahan, The Woodlands
2010 *Diane Delk, Conroe
2011 Heather Rathnau, NCTM, Missouri City
2012 Andrea Warren, NCTM, Houston
2013 Debra Hadfield, NCTM, Plano
2014 Teresa Crawford, NCTM, Plano
2015 Rebecca Landreth, NCTM, Conroe
2016 Naulene Pittman, Grand Prairie
2017 Allen Long, Richardson
2018 Rick Valentine, Independent
Pre-Collegiate Teaching Achievement
1987 Eugenia O’Reilly, Dallas
1988 *Louise Bianchi, Dallas
1989 *Carolyn Jones Campbell, Dallas
1990 *Erkalene Ousley, Waco
1991 John Weems, Forum-Houston
1992 Gena Cannon, Dallas-Richardson
1993 April Brahinsky, NCTM, San Antonio
1994 *Priscilla Heard, Belton
1995 Shirley Anderson, NCTM, Abilene
1996 Colleen Brashear, Dallas
1997 Donna O’Steen Edwards, Dallas
1998 *Lois Nielson, Dallas
1999 *U’Nita Sweatmon, Denton
2000 Janelle Schlaudt, NCTM, San Angelo
2000 Ken Thompson, San Antonio
2001 Eduardo Benavides, Austin
2002 Julia Amada Kruger, Austin
2003 Sam Wong, Plano
2004 Jan Mark Sloman, Richardson
2005 Edwin Key, NCTM, Olney
2006 Marcy McDonald, Dallas
2007 Ann Rivers Witherspoon, Houston
2008 Alicia Shirley, Houston
2009 Monica Song, Dallas
2010 Rodolfo Morales, Houston
2011 Ruth Ann Hoffman, Duncanville
2012 A J Collins-Thompson, NCTM, San Antonio
2013 Carolyn Savko, Arlington
2014 Catharine Lysinger, Dallas
2015 Elizabeth Gutierrez, NCTM, San Antonio
2016 Rosalie Levant, Richardson
2017 Alex McDonald, Plano
2018 Jeannie DeArmond-Henselman, Austin
*Deceased
Collegiate Teaching Achievement
1987 *Amanda Vick Lethco, Austin
1987  *Betty Ruth Tomfohrde, Houston
1988 Roger Keyes, Waco
1989 *Janice K. Hodges, San Antonio
1990 Fredell Lack, Houston
1991 Nancy Weems, Houston
1992 Betty Mallard, Austin
1993 Timothy Woolsey, San Marcos
1994 David Renner, Austin
1995 Lora Deahl, Lubbock
1996 Ruth Morrow, NCTM, Wichita Falls
1997 Martha Hilley, NCTM, Austin
1998 John Owings, Fort Worth
1999 Carolyn True, NCTM, San Antonio
2000 Pamela Paul, Denton
2001 Sophia Gilmson, Austin
2002 Tamas Ungar, Fort Worth
2003 Joyce Jones, Waco
2004 Jane Abbot-Kirk, Waco
2005 Carol Leone, Dallas
2006 Sam Holland, NCTM, Garland
2007 Ruth Jane Holmes, NCTM, Lubbock
2008 Kasandra Keeling, NCTM, San Antonio
2009 Sergio Ruiz, Huntsville
2010 Dr. Brad Beckman, Dallas
2011 Dr. Robert Roux, Houston
2012 John Solomons, Arlington
2013 Kiyoshi Tamagawa, NCTM, Austin
2014 Timothy Hester, Houston
2015 Dr. Mark Puckett, Abilene
2016 Dr. Andrew Parr, Nacogdoches
2017 Dr. Leslie Spotz, Stephenville
2018 Courtney Crappell, NCTM, Pearland
Best of State Association Awards
2006   Lubbock Music Teachers Association
2007   Conroe Music Teachers Association
2008   El Paso Music Teachers Association
2009   Abilene Music Teachers Association
2010   Conroe Music Teachers Association
2011   East Texas Music Teachers Association
2012   Bay Area Music Teachers Association
2013   San Angelo Music Teachers Association
2014   Austin District Music Teachers Association
2015   El Paso Music Teachers Association
2016   Conroe Music Teachers Association
2017   Mid-Cities and Richardson Music Teachers Associations (tie)
2018   Bay Area Music Teachers Association
TMTA Teaching Fellow
2007 Kathryn Beam
2008 Martha Hilley, NCTM, Austin
2008 Lorene Springer, NCTM, Abilene
2011 *Diane Delk, NCTM, Conroe
2011 Roberta Gober, Austin
2013 Alice Welch, NCTM, Abilene
2015 Geraldine Sharpley, NCTM, Pearland
Texas Distinguished Teacher
2015 *Cheryl DuCoin Schneider, Conroe
2016 Doris Lum-Meyer
2016 Susan Paradis, Plano
2016 Jane Sugars, Northwest Houston
2018 Don Harris, Conroe and Cypress Creek
2018 Maureda Travis, Fort Worth
Commissioned Composer
1987 Robert Avalon
1988 Dr. David Ashley White
1989 Martin Mailman
1990 Mary Jeanne Van Appledorn
1991 Fisher Tull
1992 Donald Grantham
1993 *Dr. Lawrence Weiner
1994 Simon Sargon
1995 Dr. Michael Cox
1996 George Chave
1997 Kathryn Mishell
1998 Dr. Joseph Packales
1999 Kristopher Carter
2000 Elisandra Fabregas, MTNA National Winner
2001 Dr. Ann Rivers Witherspoon
2002 Douglas Briley
2003 Dr. Stephen Lias
2004 Simon Sargon
2005 Dr. Ann Gebuhr
2006 J. Todd Frazier
2007 Dr. John Sharpley
2008 Dr. Robert Nelson
2009 Pierre Jalbert, MTNA National Winner
2010 Debra Scroggins
2011 Peter Lieuwen
2012 Scott McAllister
2013 Kris Becker
2014 Paul English
2015 Dr. Jeffrey Cottrell
2016 Caleb Wenzel
2017 Andrew Nishikawa
2018 Michael Springer
2019 David Davies

 

Honorary Members
1976 *Walter Kerr
1985 *Kenneth Bennight
1994 *Art Feese
1994 *Joe Ince
2000 Maxine Fisher
2006 Arnold Leondar
2006 Bill Pitts
2007 *Dortha Bennett
2009 Joe Frush

*Deceased