Tom Rheinheimer, Wautoma, presented Distinguished Administrator Award

Wautoma Area School District Administrator Tom Rheinheimer was nominated and selected for the Wisconsin Music Educators Association’s 2018 Distinguished Administrator Award. WMEA president Katie Seiter shared that the award is in recognition of Tom’s effort in creating an environment in which music and the other arts are an important part of the school and community. Tom’s nomination included letters of support from staff, parents, colleagues, students, and the community. The officers of WMEA expressed being truly inspired by the depth of Tom’s commitment and efforts on behalf of making music part of a balanced educational program in the Wautoma Area School District and throughout Wisconsin. Tom was presented with his award during the president’s welcome at the Wisconsin State Music Conference at Monona Terrace on Oct. 25. Pictured are Megan Stevens (Parkside Middle School Band Teacher), Carly Hartenberger (Current music major and alumni of Wautoma High School), Tom Rheinheimer, Kristin Albright (Wautoma High School Band Teacher), Molly Siefert (Wautoma Elementary General Music Teacher), and May McKinney (Parkside Middle School Choir Teacher).