Band Students Selected for All-State, All-District, and All-County Honor Bands

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Every year, the band students at Oak Mountain audition for what they hope will be their spots on various localized to state bands. Many of our own talented band students were selected for one or more of these honor bands.

“The bands are groups of students selected by audition to perform at different levels from all over the state. I am proud of my students [for making it into these bands and for their hard work]” Band Director Travis Bender said.

Congratulations to all of the following for being selected into the 2014 All-County Band: J. Pinkston, K. McCallum, K. Morris, E. Swanson, and J. Adwell on the flute, A. Bonville on the oboe, K. McGee, G. Bailey, G. Macke, B. Noland, and D. Cork on the clarinet, N. Holt, A. Davis, and B. Williams on the alto sax, A. Candelaria-Fouse, J. Emerson, and D. Kinchler on the trumpet, J. Nelson, N. Stephenson, and S. Goode on the French horn, J. Vaughan, R. Rodich, T. Orrison, B. English, P. Rish, and H. May on the trombone, K. Graham on the baritone, R. English, T. Wombwell, C. Gray, and J. Rocha on the tuba, A. Enix, C. McGee, E. Clemons, J. Wendel, and H. Paz on percussion.

Congratulations to all of the following for being selected into the 2014 All District (IV) Band: R. Johnston, J. Pinkston, B. Waldrip, K. McCallum, and H. Moates on the flute, G. Bailey, K. McGee, and G. Macke on the clarinet, N. Holt and A. Davis on the alto sax, B. Williams on the tenor sax, R. Creech, N. Stephenson, and J. Nelson on the French horn, C. Kunkel and E. Norman on the trombone, K. Graham on the baritone, R. English and T. Wombell on the tuba, C. McGee, A. Enix, J. Wendel, and E. Clemons on percussion.

Congratulations to all of the following for being selected into the 2014 All-State Band: RED- R. Johnston on the flute, C. Kunkel on the trombone, R. English on the tuba, and C. McGee on percussion. WHITE- J. Pinkston on the flute, G. Bailey on the clarinet, N. Holt on the alto sax, Al. Candelaria-Fouse on the trumpet, J. Emerson on the trumpet, and R. Creech on the French horn. BLUE- K. McGee on the clarinet, G. Macke on the clarinet, K. Graham on the baritone, and N. Stephenson on the French horn. UNASSIGNED- B. Williams on the tenor sax. ALTERNATES- A. Davis on the alto sax, J. Nelson on the French horn, and A. Enix on percussion.

“I am very glad my hard work paid off,” senior, J. Pinkston, said on achieving making the All-State Band.

“I am proud I made District because I worked really hard,” sophomore, K. McCallum, added.

Congratulations to all students for making it into these outstanding bands!