On March 31, 2017, Michael Golemo, professor of music and director of bands, received the Distinguished
Service to Music Medal from Kappa Kappa Psi National Honorary Band Fraternity. This is the organization's
highest honor. The medal was presented to Golemo by Evan Thompson, Kappa Kappa Psi National Vice President,
and Rod Chesnutt, Kappa Kappa Psi Chair of the Board of Trustees.
"Dr. Golemo's service and leadership has inspired many, and his success as an educator and conductor has advanced the mission of the Fraternity and his profession," Thompson said.