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2017 Awards Announced at Minnesota Brass Banquet

By November 4, 2017Drum & Bugle Corps

Minnesota Brass celebrated the 2017 season of the drum corps on Friday evening, November 3.  Kirk ‘Tiny’ Fladung received Minnesota Brass’s highest honor, the Brassy, after years of service and participation dating back to 1992.  Other major awards included the Caliguiri Award to long-team color guard performer Becci O’Kane and the Lou Raitch Spirit of MBI Award to rookie Bill Ressler.  Michelle Jensen was recognized for her outstanding service with the Director’s Appreciation Award.

MBI 2017 Awards

Kirk “Tiny” Fladung

Lou Raitch Spirit of MBI Award-
Bill Ressler

Caliguiri Award-
Becci O’Kane

Directors Appreciation-
Michelle Jensen

Visual Awards-

Rookie of the Year- Alexis Miller
Most Improved- Lydia Larson
Member of the Year- Alex Gray

Hornline Awards-

Rookie of the Year- Bill Ressler
Most Improved- Anna Bialke
Member of the Year- Marissa Moeller

Percussion Awards-

Rookie of the Year- Rachel Skunes
Most Improved- Matt Schmeichel
Member of the Year- Sam Peck

Color guard Awards-

Rookie of the Year- Jenna Schunk
Most Improved- Maddie Rheault
Member of the Year- Dani Lovitz

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