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Awards

For nomination forms, please visit the nomination page. ALL nomination forms are due by March 15, 2017 at 11:59PM PST! Award recipients from throughout the year will be awarded with a certificate at WDC Boise 2017.

ΚΚΨ Specific Awards

ΚΚΨ Ideal Active Achievement Award

This award was created and the criterion was built by the ΚΚΨ programs Committee at the 2002 WD Convention in Flagstaff. This is an award to recognize Kappa Kappa Psi active members of the Western District who exemplify the meaning of an ideal member. This is an award to honor an active who goes above and beyond the call of duty of this organization – someone who is the epitome of the phrase “Strive for the Highest.”

The award will be given out three times a year. Nominations are due by June 1st, December 1st, and March 1st. The recipient of the award will be announced over the Western District Listserv and a certificate will be presented to the named active. The recipient will be selected by the WD ΚΚΨ District Council through nominations from other active members.

This award is a great opportunity to recognize someone in your chapter or another chapter on a higher level and enables the district to recognize great individuals who contribute so much to Kappa Kappa Psi!

Criteria for nominating someone for the award:

  • Each candidate shall win no more than once a year (district convention to district convention)
  • The candidate may be a chapter officer
  • The candidate shall have paid their active dues on time
  • The candidate shall be active in band
  • The candidate shall be someone who exemplifies Kappa Kappa Psi standards

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ΤΒΣ Specific Awards

 ΤΒΣ Distinguished Sister Award

This award has been designed to recognize strong Active members of the Western District who exemplify our Purposes, Factors, and Qualities through their attitude, involvement and participation, leadership, and inspiration in ΤΒΣ and in their respective band programs.

All applications will be reviewed by the ΤΒΣ District Council, who will then decide upon the winner. At the District Convention Awards Ceremony, each Distinguished Sister will be recognized and awarded with a certificate.

Note: By sending in an application, you are verifying that all information is correct to your knowledge and all requirements are met. If it is learned that this is not the case, the application/nomination will be null and void.

Requirements:

  • The applicant must be an Active or Associate member of ΤΒΣ or ΚΚΨ in good standing.
  • The nominee must be an Active member of ΤΒΣ in good standing.
  • The DSA will be awarded three times each year. The full application/nomination form is due by 11:59 PM on October 15thJanuary 15th, and March 15th.

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ΤΒΣ Outstanding Graduating Senior Award

This award recognizes an outstanding graduating Sister of Tau Beta Sigma for their dedication to the Ideals of the Sorority and the lasting impact they will be leaving on their chapter.

Applications are due by 11:59 PM on Wednesday, March 15th, 2017.

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ΤΒΣ Unsung Hero Award

This award has been created to honor those Sisters who have contributed significantly to their chapter without an office and/or seniority within their chapter. It is designed to recognize the leadership potential in chapter members with the intent of cultivating leadership in newer actives and those without offices.

All applications will be reviewed by the TBS District Council, who will then decide upon the winner. At the District Convention Awards Ceremony, each Unsung Hero will be recognized and awarded with a certificate.

Requirements:

  • The applicant must be an Active or Associate member of ΤΒΣ or ΚΚΨ in good standing.
  • The nominee must be an Active member of ΤΒΣ in good standing.
  • The UHA will be awarded three times each year. The full application/nomination form is due by 11:59 PM on October 15thJanuary 15th, and March 15th.

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ΤΒΣ Kris Wright Award

This award honors Alumni and Life Members of Tau Beta Sigma who demonstrate outstanding and continued service to the Sorority’s Western District.

All applications will be reviewed by the TBS District Council, who will then decide upon the winner. At the District Convention Awards Ceremony, the Kris Wright Award Recipient will be awarded with a certificate.

Requirements:

  • The applicant must be an Active or Associate member of ΤΒΣ or ΚΚΨ in good standing.
  • The nominee must be an Alumni or Life Member of ΤΒΣ in good standing.
  • The Kris Wright Award will be awarded one time each year. The full application/nomination form is due by 11:59 PM on March 15th.

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Joint Awards

Convention “For Sake” Awards

These awards are presented at each District Convention to those chapters who successfully implement a project for music’s, service’s, or community’s sake. Chapters receiving this award have gone above and beyond to promote music and service to their college band and community.

Applications for all “For Sake” Awards are due by 11:59 PM on Wednesday, March 15, 2017!

For Music’s Sake Award

The For Music’s Sake Award is presented in recognition of the project that best promotes music in the college/university and/or community.

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For Service’s Sake Award

For Service’s Sake Award is presented in recognition of the project that best promotes service to college bands.

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For Community’s Sake Award

The For Community’s Sake Award is presented in recognition of the project that best promotes community service unrelated to music.

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Rose and Carnation Award

This award honors chapters of Kappa Kappa Psi who demonstrate exemplary support and dedication to the well-being of Tau Beta Sigma and harmonious joint relations throughout the Western District.

This award honors chapters of Tau Beta Sigma who demonstrate exemplary support and dedication to the well-being of Kappa Kappa Psi and harmonious joint relations throughout the Western District.

One award will be given to one Kappa Kappa Psi and one Tau Beta Sigma chapter at each Western District Convention. Brother chapters receive a “Rose” and Sister chapters receive a “Carnation.”

Criteria for Eligibility:

  • The applicant must be an Active chapter of Tau Beta Sigma or Kappa Kappa Psi in good standing.
  • The nominee must be an Active, Life, or Associate member of Tau Beta Sigma or Kappa Kappa Psi in good standing.

Nominations are due by 11:59 PM on March 15, 2017. Recipients will be selected by the District Council.

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