Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 2, 2009
The Salisbury High School Band held its annual awards banquet in Aggrey Student Union on the campus of Livingstone College on May 30.Cathy Cobb, Band Booster president, gave opening remarks to the gathering of band students and their families.
Guests included Dr. Windsor Eagle, Salisbury High principal, and Sam Kyzer, Knox Middle School band director.
Steve Sigmon, Salisbury High band director, presented gifts to Cobb and the other Booster officers: Mary Wilson, vice president and secretary, and Mark and Kim Shores, co-treasurers.
Band seniors presented plaques include Tom Beaver, Sean Cobb, Justin Crowell, Andrew Dandison, Elisabeth Hall, Danny Resner, Lena Thigpen and Jenna Wilson.
Awards presented were: Beyond the Call of Duty, Lena Thigpen; Service Above Self, Tom Beaver; Outstanding Freshman, Andrew Evans; Outstanding Sophomore, Tevin Vincent; Outstanding Junior, Mariann Dandison; Achievement, Johnathan Ford; Leadership, Jenna Wilson; Outstanding Marching Band Member, Morgan Griggs, who will be drum major this fall.
National awards included Marine, Sean Cobb; Louis Armstrong Jazz, Danny Resner; and John Philip Sousa, Andrew Dandison.
A DVD of the year’s highlights ended the banquet.
Each band student received a copy of the DVD.