NEWS

5 Airport High School students earn top band honors

Five Airport High School students have earned Region band honors and 2 that have Superior Band Rating.

“The have worked hard on audition materials and all five have earned placements into the South Carolina Band Directors Association’s Region 2 Honor Band,” said Michael Rooker, Airport’s Director of Bands.

Rooker said auditions for the Honor Band were held Virtually on Feb. 6. At the audition the students competed with students from about 35 other high schools in the region.

“The virtual audition was something new for this year and the students had to adjust to the new format as well as prepare the requirements,” Rooker said.

The Clinic for the Region Honor Band is scheduled to be held at Lexington High School on April 30 and May 1.

  • Kyle Humphries–1st chair Bassoon
  • Isaiah Burton–13th chair Trumpet
  • Kelby Kenner–11th chair Trumpet
  • Ethan Jeffcoat–5th chair Trumpet
  • Stephanie Bornios–6th chair Alto Saxophone