STATE CONTEST—On May 27, five members of the Rockdale High School Big Blue Band participated in the UIL Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest at Hendrickson High School in Pflugerville. The quintet (l-r) Derek Contreras (tuba), Melinda Perez (trumpet), Agustin Castillo (trombone), Autumn Davenport (French horn) and Geritt Davenport (trumpet) earned a Division 3 (Good) rating on their performance of The Earle Of Oxford Marche brass quintet. Perez earned a Division 2 (Excellent) rating on her performance of the Mozart Concerto No. 3 (Movement 1) for French horn. She brought home a silver medal. They are pictured with RISD director of bands Adrian A. Acevedo.