John Philip Sousa Award Recipients

Introduced in 1955 to honor the top student in the high school band, the John Philip Sousa Band Award recognizes superior musicianship and outstanding dedication. It was created with the approval of Helen Sousa Albert and Priscilla Sousa, daughters of the famous composer and bandmaster. It is the pinnacle of achievement in a high school band program. The recipients are exemplars of dedication to the JFKMHS Instrumental Music Program and their commitment to the betterment of themselves and the program is of the highest level.

Year
Recipient
2018 – 2019 TBD
2017 – 2018 Adia Lazarus
2016 – 2017 Justin Jaime
2015 – 2016 Nicholas Brennan
2014 – 2015 Emma Patrimonio
2013 – 2014 Joshua Heyer
2012 – 2013 Daniel Javier
2011 – 2012 Heather Huff
2010 – 2011 Ashef Ahmed
2009 – 2010 Kevin Jordan
2008 – 2009 Rebecca Barber
2007 – 2008 Michael Smith
2006 – 2007 Joshua Stavola
2005 – 2006 Brian Jordan
2004 – 2005 Michael Cicora
2003 – 2004 John Tota
2002 – 2003 Viel Carilo
2001 – 2002 Brian Knarr
2000 – 2001 Ken Chen
1999 – 2000 Shwetha Iyer
1998 – 1999
1997 – 1998
1996 – 1997
1995 – 1996
1994 – 1995 Donald Boyle
1993 – 1994
1992 – 1993
1991 – 1992
1990 – 1991
1989 – 1990
1988 – 1989
1987 – 1988
1986 – 1987
1985 – 1986
1984 – 1985
1983 – 1984 Scott Powers
1982 – 1983
1981 – 1982
1980 – 1981
1979 – 1980
1978 – 1979
1977 – 1978
1976 – 1977
1975 – 1976
1974 – 1975
1973 – 1974
1972 – 1973 Maureen Shoeb/Gordon Tedeschi
1971 – 1972 George Meagher
1970 – 1971 Craig Hughes
1969 – 1970 Fred Urrutia
1968 – 1969 Joe Yaremczak
1967 – 1968
1966 – 1967
1965 – 1966
1964 – 1965