RJH awards part of spring concert
It was a special night for director Joe Ray who is retiring after a 38-year career, the final six in the Rockdale ISD.
Ray pointed out the 2009- 2010 seniors were seventh graders when he took the helm of the RISD band program.
Highlight of the evening was the presentation of junior high band awards by Lance Walker, RJH director.
He listed them as follows: Outst anding e g rade music ia n— Wesley Payne.
Outsta nd ing sevent hgrade musician— Emily Wagner.
Outstanding sixth-grade woodwind— Ryann Morgan.
Most improved eighth grader— Seth Smith.
Most improved seventh grader— Terrance Kirkland.
woodwind— Shawn Waldrep.
Most im proved
Directors award— Kristina Zepeda.
Outstanding band members— Melanie Ibarra and Autumn Davenport.
High school awards were presented at the May 3 band banquet and were listed in the May 6 Reporter.