Former Mexico High School Band Director Joe Pappas Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

Former Mexico High School band director Joe Pappas is now a member of the Missouri Bandmasters Association Hall of Fame.

The induction ceremony was held last (Monday) night at Margaritaville Lake Resort at Lake of the Ozarks.

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Pappas was the director of the Mexico High School Band from 1979-1990.

He was nominated by one of his former band students Brad Heckman.

Brad is now the band director at the Mount Vernon High School.

Pappas says it was a surprise when he found out about the nomination.

Joe is the father of Mexico boys basketball head coach Darren Pappas.