Vandalia Community High School band students chosen to perform at district are shown above. From left to right are: Jake Hathaway, IMEA District Band; Cami Smith, IMEA District Orchestra; Bailey Jones, IMEA District Band; Ian Murrell, IMEA District Band and IMEA Jazz Band, first chair; David Zimmerman, IMEA District Band; and Morgan Hall, IMEA District Band. Not pictured is Jaina Bolyard.
Band students at VCHS receiving awards at last Thursday's spring concert are shown above. From left to right are: Ashley Hurley, "Newbie of the Year"; Logan Kershaw, most improved marcher; Emilie Britt, most improved brass; and Arika Craig, most improved woodwind. Not pictured is Nick Metzger, who received the outstanding percussion award.
Named as recipients of Director's Award this year were Chelsey Stewart (left) and Brayden Summers (right). They received the awards from VCHS band director Tony Hicks (center) for assisting him during the school year.
Vandalia Community High School band director Tony Hicks introduced a new award at last Thursday's spring band concert – Section of the Year. The first winner of the award was the trumpet section. Members of the section are shown above. In front, from left to right, are Melissa Davis, Audra Critcheloe, Craig Spearman, Trevor Montgomery, Christian Schroeder and Caittlin Alverson. In back are Cole Haynes, Kendall Leander, Jonathan Seely, Haele Ruble and Iris Daiber.
Members of the VCHS band perform during the spring concert last Thursday evening. In front are bass clarinetist Bailey Cearlock and flutist Olivia Bowen. In back are French horn players Cami Smith, Megan Dothager and Kayla Murray.