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The Meridian Star
The Meridian High School marching band recently earned all Superior ratings at the MHSAA Region III Festival.
The MHS Band, also known as the “Greatest Band in All the Land,” received Superior ratings in Percussion, Color Guard, Drum Major and Band. They earned a score of 93.3 with the highest score being 98.
The Wildcat Band competed with more than 30 bands from our region for state marching evaluations.
The festival was hosted by the MHS Band Boosters at East Mississippi Community College.
MHS Wildcat Band members Include:
• Flute: Sims, Keyairra; Williams, Kayla; Martin, Shelby; Corey, Amanda; Burnett, Ebonie; Miller, Laprisha; Boswell, Brittney; and Lynch, Justice
• Clarinet: Reed, Ashley; Betts, Jahkerriana; Lloyd, Antoinette; Hill, Tanisha; Sillimon, Courtney; Cockrell, Maggie; Nabors, Kaitlin; Dancy, Keeandra; Fikes, Myi; Smith, Demestrius; Lovette, Victoria; Hood, Andera; Kennedy, Shaone; Ramsey, Labresha; Isaac, Britnee; Young, Brooklyn; and Turner, Karlencia
• Alto Saxophone: Hamilton, Mavrick; Drake, Shaciarra; Alford, Jacoby; Wilson, Takisa; Goree, Ebony; Young,Tieara; Thames, Ziquieshia; Moss, Tyra; Young, Martha; Williams, Troy; and Howell, Rodney
• Tenor Saxophone: Griffin, Madeline ; Wright, Aeneas; and Watts, Tykia
• Horn/Mello: Cross, Chris; Spivey, Chason; Fikes, Simone; Young, Megan; and Scott, Kioesha
• Trumpet: Davis, John ; Boyd, Jaylen; Altman, Tim; Troutman, William; Love, Malaesha; Goldman, John; White, Jordyn; Roberts, Kaylah ; Hurns, Jordan; Pinion, Brinna; Martin, Tichinia; and Garner, Quentashia
• Trombone: Thomas, Louis; Brown, Jakari; Bihn, Josh; Zettler, Kaylee ; Jones, Chicko; Mitchell, Tia; Brassfield, Jamarquise; Cole, Asante; Glass, Walisha; Rush, Oriuana; Miller, Tyiesha; and Wilson, Jayla
• Baritone: Fera, Eric; Davis, Destin; Keeton, Clayton; and Hall, Kiamber
• Tuba: Thomas, Eriana; Harbin, Frankie; John Price; Mosley, Terry; Griffin, Edward; Williams, Kaleb ; Turner, Kristian; Pritchard, Barbara; Adams, Cameron; and Breland, Nicholas
• Color Guard: Emmerson, Mayah; Alexander, Ereia; Key, Jasmine; Hall, Anquanizia; Williams, Zanquana; Adams, Deja; Cole, Latondra; Beason, Kawanee; Boyd, Allison; Berry, Kierra ; Stewart, Chelsi ; Isaac, Briana; Boutwell, Autumn; Tubbs, Kailah ; Christian, Makala; Martin, Laquondra; and Hill, Heather
• Drum Majors: Lindemann, Taylor; Brown, Scotty; and Acord, Ali
• Percussion: Drew Johnson; Joshua Davis; Josh Reed; Zach Corey; Vincent Kidd; Cameron Moore; Matt Fera; Noah Boudreau; Joshua Leggett; Charles Reed; Courtland Wright; Treasure Nichols; Infiniti Stribling; Pearson Kelly; Anna Taylor; Edwin Trejo; Diana Hopson; Amber Reed; Miranda Williams; Portis, Santoreshea; and Burton, Isaac