Distinguished Service Award Recipients

2003 Vern Gerig
2004 Conference went from fall of 2004 to March of 2005
2005 Steve Carriere
2006 Bill Eckroth
2007 Joseph T. Alme
2009 John Miller
2010 James Juntunen
2011 None given
2012 Mark Berntson, Rochelle Feldner, Linda Schmidt
2013 Timothy Wollenzien
2014 Arnola Leverson
2015 Daniel Italiano
2016 Don Langlie/Poppler's Music, Inc.
2016 Denese Odegaard
​2017 Jeanne Jankowski
2018 Gwen Hall
2019 Tim and Christine Baumann - IMC

Educator of the Year Award Recipients

Royal Hovland – 1986
Merton Utgaard – 1987
John W. Trautwein – 1988
Gordon Knaak – 1989
Clifford Grubb – 1990
Bruce Houglum – 1991
Dale Koppelman – 1992
Angela Koppang – 1993
Kathy Enervold – 1994
Dan Italiano – 1995
Rosemary Person – 1996
Jeffery Mueller – 1997
Mike Morey – 1998
Christie Aleshire – 1999
Wayne Kuehl – 2000
Charlotte Morey – 2001
Mike Bakken – 2002
Elsie Magnus – 2003
2004 – Conference changed from fall of 2004 to March 2005
Kari Moen – 2005
James Popejoy – 2006
Rochelle Feldner 2007
Sheila Childs – 2008
Randy Hall – 2009
Ed Huttlin – 2010
William Schmidt – 2010
Ken Aune – 2011
John Warren – 2012
Deborah Eraas – 2013
Cheryl McIntyre – 2014
Annella Winger - 2015
Joan Eckroth-Riley - 2016
Jon Baumann - 2016
​Tricia Lebahn - 2017
Beanie Stotts - 2018
Chris Harvey - 2019

Hall of Fame Award Recipients

Lloyd Bjella - 1988
Lloyd Collins - 1988
Olaf J. Ringerud - 1988
John A. Strohm - 1988
Virgil Syverson - 1988
Catherine B. Hornstein - 1989
James D. Ployhar - 1989
Robert Van Voorhis - 1989
Ole Syverson - 1989
Joseph Birkeland - 1990
Carol Guymer - 1990
Ken Enstad - 1990
M. C. Olufson - 1990
Bill Eckroth - 1990
Leon Sorlien - 1991
Karl Ulmer - 1991
Harold Kepler - 1991
Arthur Lies - 1991
Ernie Brox - 1991

Gordon Knaak - 1992
Kenneth M. Larsen​ - 1992
Joseph T. Alme - 1995
Orville Eidem - 1996
Emilie Stordalen - 1997
Donna Nannenga - 1998
Elwood Brown - 1998
Dale Koppelman​ - 1999
Kenneth Berntson - 2000
Ed Christianson - 2001
Virginia Geesaman - 2002
Dr. James Jurrens - 2003
Tilman Hovland - 2007​
Sandra Starr - 2009
Elsie Magnus - 2010
Nyla Schock - 2010
Michael Morey - 2011
Randy C. Hall - 2013
Thomas Wald - 2014
Charlotte Morey - 2015
​Deb Wald - 2016
Mark Bernston - 2017
Teri Fay - 2018
Mike Blake - 2019

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