Nine graduating seniors of the GHS Pirate Band will
be continuing their fine arts experience after high school with college
scholarships. The announcement was made
on May 23, 2016, in the Granbury High School Band Hall.
“I am so pleased
that 60% of the Pride of Granbury graduating seniors will be receiving
scholarship money to continue participating in band at the college level,”
commented GHS band director Mark Eastin.
“As music educators we hope to instill a lifelong love of music and
performing, and I hope this is just the start of things to come for our
Students accepting college band scholarships are:
Abilene Christian University: Matthew
Johnston, Lily Thornton
Stephen F. Austin State University:
Tarleton State University: Henry
Texas A&M University-Commerce:
Texas Christian University: Reagan Hall
Texas Tech University: Brennan
University of Texas at Arlington: Shanon
University of Texas at Austin: Aaron
Six of those – Hall, Hughes, Morgan, Ross, Shannon,
and Weeks – plan to major in music education or performance.
leave behind a great legacy,” Eastin remarked.
“It's been a great four years with this group.”
Pictured above are (left to right):
back – Eastin, Cameron Weeks, Brennan Ross, Matthew Johnston, Henry
Shannon, band director Tahlequah Kirk; seated – Reagan Hall, Aaron Morgan, Lily
Thornton. Not pictured are Shanon Cooke
and Kalvin Hughes.