Sixth-grade band wins ‘best in class,’ Sweepstakes
“The band also earned a best in class award,” Walker said.
“Our students also competed individually in a solo competition,” he said. “Thirty one made a first division (Superior) on their solos.”
Walker said 100 percent of the sixth graders that learned a solo earned a first division.
He listed Division I rankings:
Emily Ibarra, French horn; Gerritt Davenport, trumpet; Fred Henderson, trumpet; Katy Salazar, f lute; Darian Whitehead, flute.
Preston Dorman, trumpet; Joey Montelongo, saxophone; Kathryn Nelson, flute; Makayla Ramirez, clarinet; Vanessa Gonzales, flute; Travis Morgan, trombone; Justin Starr, snare drum.
Mary Hartley, trumpet; Shay Davenport, bassoon; Jennifer Zeyala, f lute; Jordyn Brinkman, baritone.
Sabrina Vargas, saxophone; Kylee Miller, flute; Gabby Garcia, French horn; Ashton Betchan, clarinet; Rebecca Balderas, baritone.
Nicholas Beason, tuba; Arely Marquez, snare drum; Dylan Gereszek, trumpet; Andrew Perez, trombone.
Julianna Juarez, tenor saxophone; Ryann Morgan, oboe; Katelynn Hammond, flute; Kathryn Faust, French horn; Trent Baker, trumpet; Phong Vo, snare drum; Hannah Clark, clarinet.