Russell & Dorothy Chambers

Outstanding Contributor Award



  • To recognize an individual, organization, or corporation who/which has contributed in an extraordinary manner to the support of music education in the State of Missouri.



  • The nominee can be an individual, business, or corporation that is not a music teacher nor a member of MMEA/NAfME.
  • The nominee must have shown extraordinary support of music education in the State of Missouri.


Submission Instructions:

  • The nomination application and two letters of recommendation (at least one must be from an MMEA/NAfME member) must be submitted online at
  • All applications and materials must be submitted by December 1.
  • There will be no more than three recipients each year.
  • The award committee reserves the right to recommend that there be no award recipient.



  • The award will be presented during the Friday Third General Session at the Annual MMEA In-Service Workshop/Conference.
  • An article announcing the recipient(s) will be published in an appropriate issue of Missouri School Music.


2024 MMEA Outstanding Contributor Award

Outstanding Contributor Award

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