The Rusk High School band competed in the Region 21 UIL Marching Contest on Saturday, October 19. The band earned a first division rating from all three judges.

The band performed “Mighty Mite” by Ted Mesang, “Queen City” by W.H. Borne and “Chicago World’s Fair Centennial Celebration 1933” by Carl Mader. The judges for the contest were Mike Bartley from Canton, John Canfield from Saginaw and Eric Grey from Gilmer.

The drum majors for the band are seniors Alyssa Hardy and Melanie Santos Rangel.

Band directors are Gehrig Blankenship, Brittany Thedford, Brittany Yates and Matthew Foster.

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