KMEA Hall of Fame
William "Bill" Schick
Inducted in 2021
Bill Schick was born and raised in Phillipsburg, KS, graduating from Phillipsburg High School in 1973. He graduated in 1975 from Barton County Community College with an Associates of Arts degree. He received his Bachelor of Music Education in 1978 and his Master of Music Education in 1979 from Fort Hays State University. Bill began his 40-year Kansas teaching career in Plainville, teaching instrumental music for 21 years. The final 4 years he also served as the choral director. Bill spent the last 19 years of his career teaching instrumental music in his hometown of Phillipsburg.

Bill served Northwest KMEA as the District President and was twice recognized as the Northwest KMEA District Outstanding Middle Level Educator. Bill was selected as the Northwest KMEA District Honored Music Educator in 2014. He served many years as both the Mentor and Advocacy Chairman for the Northwest District. He was twice selected as the Master Teacher/Outstanding Educator at Plainville. Bill is a member of NAfME, KMEA, KBA, Phi Beta Mu and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia.

His list of former teachers included KMEA Hall Of Fame members Lyle Dilley, John Huber, Edwin Moyers, Harold Palmer, Ken Shaheen, Victor Sisk and David Stuewe.