The Percussive Arts Society Lifetime Achievement Award in Education was established in 2002 and recognizes the contributions of the most highly regardedleaders in percussion education. The recipient of this award for 2018 is Dr. Willis M. Rapp.  Since 2000, he has served as conductor of the Reading Pops Orchestra.  His past rewards consist of the 2007 Kutztown University Faculty Research Award and 2009 Arthur and Isabel Wiesenberger Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching. The Reading Pops congratulates you, Will!