KHS Band Banquet
Kingston Communication Class
On May 2, a Band Banquet was held at the Kingston Multi-Purpose Activity Center, catered by Jack Attack. Many of the Kingston students won awards for band.
For the Jazz Band, three awards were handed out: Most Improved went to Randell Edison, Top Jazz Musician went to Chase Pittman and Outstanding Newcomer went to Lora Newton.
For the Marching Band, there were ten awards given: Melisa Standfield won Outstanding Colorguard, Samantha Fraize received Outstanding Percussion, Outstanding Brass went to Carter Moore, Isabel Mireles was given Outstanding Woodwinds, Jonas McGahey won Outstanding Soloist, Vinny Butler received Outstanding Marcher, Aleah Taylor and Courtney Dean won the Leadership Award. Newcomer of the Year went to Alexis Smith, Caidence Clemens took home the Rookie of the Year award and Most Improved went to Brittany Walker.
In the Concert Band, Outstanding Woodwinds went to Allie Boone, Outstanding Brass went to Nathan White, Raul Puente took home the Outstanding Percussion award, Christina Jones and Garrett McConnel won Most Improved and Cole Stepp took home Rookie of the Year.
Overall: Helping Hand went to Chase Pittman and Alie DeGraw, Trinity Holland received the Leadership Award, Friend of the Year was given to Super C Mart and the Natalee Hightower Spirit Award went to Hallie Swearingen. Isabell Seamans won the Outstanding Role Player award.
Kingston Band students have worked hard all year and every student earned the award they got. It’s been a great year at Kingston High School.