Barbara C. Butler Award of Excellence – Choral

Barbara Butler
Barbara Conrad Butler

Purpose of the Barbara C. Butler Award of Excellence

This award recognizes quality high school and middle school choral music programs serving historically disadvantaged student populations.

Meet Barbara C. Butler

Barbara Conrad Butler was inducted into the LMEA Hall of Fame in 1997.

She taught vocal music in the Bogalusa City Schools for forty years. Her ensembles consistently earned the highest ratings at district and state festivals, now referred to as assessments. She also had  a significant number of students selected to the LMEA All-State Choir each year.

LMEA adopted this award in January, 2021 to honor outstanding work in historically disadvantaged music programs.

Rules, Procedures, and Guidelines

Official Entry Form