Inducted in 1993
Ed Craig, a native of Kansas, grew up in Independence
and Sublette. He taught at Grenola, Moline, and Oxford.
During his 30 years as director of the instrumental
music program at Kingman, his band program grew from
40 to over 275 musicians. The Kingman Band was
invited to perform for many special clinics and
workshops throughout Kansas and the Midwest. Craig
served as state chairman for the ASBDA, state
president for Phi Beta Mu, state president of KBA, and
board member for KMEA. He received the KBA-Phi
Beta Mu Outstanding Band Director Award, the
Kingman Jaycee Award as the Outstanding Young
Teacher, the Mac Award, and honorary membership in
Kappa Kappa Psi.