Bands to march in Homecoming parade, participate in massed band

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Bands to march in Homecoming parade, participate in massed band

October 2, 2012

Seventeen bands will march around the square during Northwestern Oklahoma State University’s Homecoming parade at 10 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 13.

Northwestern band director Dr. Michael Stone is thrilled to have more bands participate this year. In addition to Northwestern’s marching band, junior high and high school bands are coming from across Oklahoma and Kansas.

Those bands marching and their directors, listed by class, are:

Junior High A – Chisholm Middle School, Richard Stallcup; Kismet-Southwestern Heights Middle School (Kan.), Erika Clausing; and Pioneer-Pleasant Vale Junior Middle School, Sherri Lohmann; Alva Middle School, Cara Bradt; and Waukomis Middle School, Kyle Stewart.

Class AA – Hooker High School, Angela Flanagan; Pond Creek-Hunter High School, Jim Pearce; Ringwood High School, Hank Nichols; Waukomis High School, Stewart; Seiling High School, Danny Powers; and Pioneer-Pleasant Vale High School, Lohmann.

Class AAA – Chisholm High School, Randy Johnson; Alva High School, Bradt; and Fairview High School, Craig Krieger.

Class AAAA - Weatherford High School, Bud Lamke; and Woodward High School, Daci Crockett.
Several directors leading their bands in the parade are Northwestern alumni. They include Lohmann, class of 2000; Bradt, class of 2007, and Lamke, class of 1967.

Pioneer-Pleasant Vale High School and Fairview High School will present mini-concerts on the band stage immediately following the parade. Band and float awards will be announced at that time.

Several bands will gather on Ranger Field during halftime of the Homecoming football game with Southeastern Oklahoma to present a massed band performance. Game time is set for 3 p.m.

To see more information about Homecoming events, visit www.nwosu.edu/homecoming.

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