russell and dorothy chambers outstanding contributor award

General Information


  • 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 or a member of MMEA.
  • The nominee must have shown extraordinary support of music education in the State of Missouri.

Method of Nomination:

  • Any MMEA member may nominate a candidate based on the criteria above.
  • The nomination application must be completed online through the MMEA Website (
    • Additional materials of support, including letters of recommendation may be electronically uploaded at the time of application.
  • The deadline for application is November 1, 2017.

Method of Selection:

  • A Selection Committee will be appointed by the MMEA Past-President to review award applications and make recommendations to the MMEA Executive Council for final consideration.
  • The committee reserves the right to make no recommendation for an award recipient when appropriate.

Number of Awards to be Presented Annually:

  • There will be no more than three recipients each year.


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

Russell & Dorothy Chambers Award

Outstanding Contributor Award
  • Nominee Information

  • Nominator Information

  • Recommendation

  • Summarize reasons you feel the above candidate should receive this award. Consideration should be given to the following qualifications: quality of service rendered, number of years involved, number of people affected, and service given beyond expectation.
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    Attach any additional information and/or recommendation letters to support this nomination.