Concert / Awards
Paisley Eberle Won Sousa Award
CHS Band Director Richard
Newhart was the primary target for sprayed silly string during the final (fun)
song performed Tuesday in the CHS gym during the Spring Concert.
Many awards for outstanding
band members were made following performances by the Beginning Band, Advanced
Band, Honors Band and High School Band.
The CHS band will also
perform at Baccalaureate (May 15) and Graduation (May 17).
Eberle won the John Philip Sousa Award which is the top high school
band honor (presented by Richard Newhart). She also received the first scholarship
awarded by the Band Booster.
Ron Lewis bid farewell to the band and parents as he will be with a Van Buren,
Arkansas, band next fall.
Crowder was named the Outstanding Woodwind player for the Beginning Band.
Aman was named the Outstanding Brass player for the Beginning Band.
Heather Thompson was named
the Outstanding Percussionist and also won the new "Crazy Socks" award.
Logan Robertson (Trombone
/ Honors) received the C.H. Wright Outstanding 7th Grade Band Student Award.
Conte (Precussion / Honors) received the George Fain Outstanding 8th Grade Band
Rose won the HS Band's Outstanding Service Award.
Jones (CHS String Bass) won the Woody Herman Jazz Award.
Reynolds (CHS Percussion) received the Patrick Gilmore (Undergraduate) Award.
is just a part of the CHS Percussion Ensemble that performed a Star Wars (Cantina)
that Paisley Eberle (the very first C.H.
Wright 7th Grade award winner in 2006) was about to graduate,
I requested a group photo of all the winners so far. Kody Compton won in 2007.
Marissa Jennings won in 2008. Josh McBlair won in 2009. Megan House won in 2010.
Logan Robertson is the 2011 winner. -- Ted Wright (Claude Henderson Wright's