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Big Blue Band Earns Sweepstakes Award

This past Friday our Symphonic (Varsity) Band traveled to Ridgeland high school to be evaluated by The Mississippi High School Activity Association.

At this evaluation there were two test that is required by the MHSAA. The first test  is  a concert, we have to prepare a concert that consist of professional/college level literature.  We perform this  concert before a panel of  three adjudicators  that are  from the highest profession in the band world. I am proud to say our band Earned the highest marks in our County, District, and we are among the Elite in our State. The Neshoba Central Band  Earned ALL Superior/Advanced in this category.

The second test was Sight Reading. This test consist of performing a work of literature that has musical elements and fundamentals required for  5-A schools. There are three adjudicators that evaluate this test, we have 9 minutes to prepare our Students to perform this work of literature.   I am also proud to say our Neshoba Central  band passed this test with flying colors they earned ALL Superior/Advance in this category.


With the success of our Superior/Advanced scores in these two categories and along with our  Marching Band Superior/Advance score  this past fall our band program has earned the highest honor bestowed by the Mississippi High School Activity Association, THE SWEEPSTAKES AWARD!!!!!!!!!


There are only a few bands in our state that earned this award this year, it only comes with the hard work and dedication from our students.


GO BIG BLUE!!!!!!!!!!!


On Saturday our Color Guard competed  for the first time in the Mississippi Indoor Association  CHAMPIONSHIP. This Championship is  recognized by the Mississippi High School Activity  Association as the office activity. This group work extremely hard and spent many hours perfecting their skills and talent. I’m proud to report  this group placed 3rd and received and bronze medal in the state championship .   We are Extremely proud of their accomplishments!!!!!!



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Kayla Cole

Katlyn Hatcher

Anu Sunil

Catalina Farmer

Lyndsey Matthews

Kelsey Burrage

Dekota Jackson

Kristen Franklin

Aylea Carothers

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