Forty Ray-Pec High School band students, in 33 events, qualified for state following District competition March 17 in Grain Valley. Students receiving exemplary ratings of "1" advanced to state with solos and ensembles.
Solos: Cory Atteberry, Montana Prickett, Zane Brown, Addy Wright, Jaren Jones, Doug Adolphson, Kayla Hermsmeier, Morgan Payne, Jacob Buerge, Abigail Kurtz, Aeryn Mitchell, Alexis Thornhill, Luke VanDyne, Tammy Yang, Miles Goodwin, Sage Buckley, Lucian Howlett, Zaren Jathaul, Cate Wilhite, Kiersten Grier, Justin Elliott, Ivory Coleman, Mika Craig, Darren Fields, Cassidy Elrod, Cheyanna Scott, Brooke Hord, Jay Schroeder, Tristan Vitti
Ensembles: Trombone Trio: Madison McCamish, LeeAnn Haag, Josh Camp; Flute Trio: Jordan Miller, McKenna Sloan, Lilah Manning; Trombone Quartet: Mike Staudinger, Diana McGinn, Blake Wagner, Doug Adolphson; and Sax Trio: Jordan Mayberry, Gracie Allan, Miles Goodwin/
18 events received a 2 Superior Rating
Solos: Blake Wagner, Rebecca Glass, Lauren Spruill, Chloe Kampe, Katelynn Jungling, Philip Nelson, Kathryn McCauley, Dianna McGinn, Deanna Margita, Amanda Hogan, Clariss Kampe, Zach Paszkiewicz, Cecilia Brown, Haley Borum, Josh Patterson
Ensembles: Percussion Trio: Brooke Hord, Naomi Cooper, Noah Dorwieler; Clarinet Trio: Devin Tilawen, Noah Chapman, Logan Sueltz; French Horn Trio: Bryan Bassett, Austin Hacker, Montana Prickett.