Band members receive awards

April 10, 2013

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Zach Morgan received the John Philip Sousa award, the band’s top recognition. The GHS senior, who is a French horn player, qualified for the All-State Band for the past two years.

Recognized were drum majors Phoebe Wallace, Katelyn Tigner and Ashleen Atchueas well as colorguard co-captains Mariah Rendeiro and Maggie Meroney.

Seniors presented with honor cords were Ross Backus, Peyton Bloodgood, Brandon Danz-Shepherd, Austin Franklin, Andrew Jackson, Tiffani Jackson, Adam Lubbers, Devon Macho, Maggie Meroney, Zach Morgan, Joe Norton, John Norton, Mariah Rendeiro, Shannon Rohde, Chase Singleton, Katelyn Tigner, Garrett Tipton, Collin Turney, Phoebe Wallace and Garrett Williams.

Several other awards were presented:

Wind Ensemble: Phoebe Wallace outstanding senior; Cameron Hastings, outstanding junior; Alissa Jillson, outstanding sophomore; Aaron Morgan, outstanding freshman.

Symphonic Band: Devon Macho, outstanding senior; Dalton Robinson, outstanding junior; Jocelyn Espinosa, outstanding sophomore; Brennan Ross, outstanding freshman.

Percussion: Chandler Chiappe,outstanding overall member; Ross Backus, outstanding senior; Justin Kochis, outstanding junior; Josh Musser, outstanding sophomore; Reagan Hall, outstanding freshman.

Outstanding Marcher: Lindsey Holt.

Most Improved: Matthew Johnston.

Band booster scholarships were presented to seniors Austin Franklin, Adam Lubbers, Zach Morgan and Phoebe Wallace.

Upcoming events include:

UIL concert and sightreading competition on April 10-11 at Burleson High School; percussion concert on Wednesday, April 10 at 7 p.m.; middle school pre-UIL concert on Thursday, April 11 at 7 p.m.; middle school pre-UIL concert and sightreading competition on April 16-17 at Burleson Centennial High School; community honors band concert featuring ensembles from GHS and middle schools on Tuesday, April 30 at 6 p.m.; and the high school spring concert on Tuesday, May 14 at 7 p.m.

Unless noted, all concerts will be in the GHS Bagby-McMahan Performing Arts Center.

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