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.


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.