Posted Date: 10/16/2017
The Ashdown Purple Pride Marching Band started off their competition season by marching at the Four States Marching Contest in Texarkana, held at Texas High’s Grim Stadium on Saturday, October 7th. The band received a first division rating as did percussion and drum majors.
(l-r) in the “Senior A”: Alia Oliver, Issac Thomas, Casie Greeson, Casey Teehee, Ryan Hatridge, Issac Cross, Tori Vanarsdell, Ethan Sullivan, Hunter Billingsley, Connor Imler, Madeline Adkison, Spencer Johnston, Hannah Crow, and Lacey Carmack
On Saturday, October 14th, the AHS PPMB marched at the University of Arkansas at Monticello/Kappa Kappa Psi Marching Contest and the band received a first division rating as did the percussion. The percussion were named the “Outstanding Percussion” for their classification and “Grand Champion Percussion” for the entire contest and the band received “Outstanding Band” for their classification.
Pictured (l-r) Drum Major T.J. Gist, Hannah Crow, Casie Greeson, Reagan Teston, Ryan Hatridge, Issac Cross, Ethan Sullivan, Alia Oliver, Hunter Billingsley, Tori Vanarsdall, Connor Imler, Madeline Adkison, Spencer Johnston, Issac Thomas, and Drum Major Leah Lovell