Reminder that nominations for Director of the Year and Volunteer of the year is still open!

Each year, WGAZ honors a Colorguard Director of the year, a Percussion/Winds Director of the year, and a Volunteer of the Year. These individuals are outstanding members of the community who have made an impact on the lives of their students and those around them. Their dedication to the activity, their unit, and their students go above and beyond. To show their impact, the nomination must be accompanied by a letter of recommendation, and at least two student testimonials.

Nominations close March 30, 2024 at 11:59PM Arizona Time

Director of the Year Guidelines

Any member of WGAZ can nominate a director, but we ask that you consider the following guidelines:

  • Must be a current director of a Colorguard, Percussion, or Winds program in good standing with WGAZ
  • Goes above and beyond required duties of a program director
  • Inspires growth within students inside and outside the activity
  • Consider units growth
  • Can be nominated by students, staff, or other directors
    • Requires testimonial from at least two current students/members in the program

Click here to nominate a Director!

Volunteer of the Year Guidelines

  • Volunteer of the year can be any individual volunteering for a WGAZ Unit or the WGAZ Circuit
  • Must be someone who goes above and beyond the expected duties of a volunteer
  • Can be nominated by students, staff, directors, or other volunteers
    • Requires at least 2 testimonials from any individual associated with the same unit or with the WGAZ circuit

Click here to nominate a Volunteer!