Awards

Awards and Accomplishments

Texas Bandmasters Association
Exemplary High School Band Program for the State of Texas - 2019

University Interscholastic League
State Marching Champion Class 5A - 1986, 1990, 2002

Texas Music Educators Association 5A Honor Band
1999, 2005, 2009

University Interscholastic League - State Solo-Ensemble Contest
Class 5A Championship
1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 (this award is no longer being given)

Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic - Chicago
Featured Ensemble - 1993, 2005

John Philip Sousa Foundation - Sudler Shield of Honor
Internationally Recognized Marching Band - 1998

Sudler Flag of Honor
Internationally Recognized Concert Band Program - 1988

University Interscholastic League
State Marching Finalists
1984, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2014

Texas Music Educators Association
State Honor Band Finalist Class 5A/6A
1986, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2008, 2014 (6A), 2018

Texas Music Educators Association
Region Honor Band - Region XX
1980, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018

Tournament of Roses Parade, 100th Anniversary - 1989 
Southwest Representative Band

University Interscholastic League
Sweepstakes Award: First Divisions- Marching - Concert - Sight-Reading
1979, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99,
2000, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19

Aledo Unleash the Sound Marching Festival Grand Champions - 2013

North Texas Marching Championships Grand Champions - 2003

Plano East Invitational Marching Contest Grand Champions - 2002, 2011

Sam Houston Invitational Marching Contest Grand Champions - 1997 

Parade of Champions - Cotton Bowl - Best in Class - 1979 (until the class was retired in 1992)

Carrollton Tournament of Champions Grand Champions - '96, Best in Class 5A - '98, '99

Mesquite Marching Contest Grand Champions - 2000, 2006

Bands of America, Southwest Regional Grand Champions - 1991, 1992

Bands of America, Grand Nationals Finalist - 1991, 1993

Bands of America, Grand Nationals, Outstanding Musical Performance - 1991

All-Japan Band Directors Conference - Featured Ensemble - 1999

Bands of America - National Concert Festival - Featured Ensemble - 1995 

Music Educators National Conference - Featured Ensemble - 1988

Music Fest Orlando Grand Champions - 1998, 2001 

UIL State Wind Ensemble Contest - Best in Class

Southcoast Music Festival - Corpus Christi - Best in Class

Buccaneer Music Festival - Corpus Christi - Best in Class

Six Flags over Texas Music Festival - Best in Class

Six Flags over St. Louis Music Festival - Best in Class

Adjudicators Invitational Music Festival - Kennedy Center- Best in Class