The Pride of Hennessey Band held its annual banquet and awards ceremony last Tuesday. The awards were as follows:
John Philip Sousa Award – Allison Ferrell
Most Improved Band Member – Victor Ramirez
Monica Jane Racer Memorial Spirit of the Pride Award – Ronny Robles
District Solo Awards
Allison Ferrell – Trumpet, Olivia Ferrell – French Horn, Blaney Sturgill – Tuba, Ronny Robles – Clarinet, Dayana Bravo – Clarinet, Addison Null-Kelly – Clarinet, Michael Pacula – Bass Clarinet, Landon Lopez – Flute
Aidan Hardin – Alto Saxophone, Anthony Roldan – Tenor Saxophone
Claire Ferrell – Baritone, Peyton Moery – Trombone
Laura Ullery – Marimba
State Solo Awards
Allison Ferrell – Trumpet, Olivia Ferrell – French Horn, Blaney Sturgill – Tuba, Aidan Hardin – Alto Saxophone, Michael Pacula – Bass Clarinet
Dayana Bravo – Clarinet
Anthony Roldan – Tenor Saxophone, Addison Null-Kelly – Clarinet
Landon Lopez – Flute
Ronny Robles – Clarinet
Tri-State Parade: Superior and 1st Place Class 3A, Tri-State Field Marching Contest: Superior Rating
Hub City Invitational Marching Contest at Clinton HS: Superior and 1st Place in Class 3A
OSSAA Northwest Regional Marching Contest: Superior Rating
OSSAA District Concert Band Contest: Superior Ratings in Concert Performance and Sight Reading.
OSSAA State Band Contest: Excellent in Concert Performance and Superior in Sight Reading.
The Band was also the recipient of the OSSAA Distinguished Academic Achievement Award for having a GPA of 3.5 or greater. Their GPA was a 3.615.
This past Thursday, May 4, the high school concert band and jazz band performed at the Tri-State Music Festival at Enid High School and earned Superior Ratings in Concert Performance and Jazz Band Performance.
Photos by Jude Hestand