Southeast, Tech-5 Class Donald Pippin
Tech-5 Class Pippin served in the U.S. Army in the 8th Army Americal Division, where he received the Bronze Star and the Good Conduct Medal. After his service in the military, Tech-5 Class Pippin, a graduate of the Juilliard School of Music, went on to have an extremely successful career in music. Directing a total of 14 Broadway Shows, Tech-5 Class Pippin is the recipient of a Tony Award, an Emmy Award, and a Drama Desk Award. Tech-5 Class Pippin also served for many years as the musical director of New York’s famed Radio City Music Hall.
“Don is ‘Southeast's own and only Tony award winning Veteran’. Don won the Tony for the musical Oliver on Broadway. We are so happy to see Don honored at Senator Ball's Veterans Hall of Fame. I would like to thank Senator Ball for hosting this event every year, giving us the opportunity to recognize outstanding veterans like Don,” said Councilwoman Elizabeth Hudak.