Dedicated To Excellence In Education
April 29, 2019
Members of the Granbury High School Pirate Band celebrated success during the annual band banquet on April 25, 2019, at the Granbury Church of Christ.
Ian Cone received the John Philip Sousa award, the band's top recognition. The GHS senior twice qualified for the Texas Music Educators Association’s All-State Bands.
Band leaders honored were drum majors Kylie Eastin, Jackson Griffith, Hannah Myers, and Emily Tipton as well as colorguard captains Melinda Beeson, Elicia Cruz, and Emily Jackson.
Seniors recognized were Ben Bennett, JJ Beyer, Haylee Branum, Hannah Cheek, Meghan Childers, Ian Cone, Dylan Cook, Karolee Frost, Cesar Garcia, Izabel Garcia, Cameron Gibson, Mikayla Hamilton, Hunter Harrison, Travis Howard, Emily Jackson, Hope Long, Nathan Lowery, Hannah Myers, Savannah Oliver, McKenna Parks, Angelina Pena, Adrian Perez, Luisa Rodriguez, Mercedes Rodriguez, Jolie Rudisaile, Cole Stephens, Phillip Tilleman, Emily Tipton, and Daniel Van Randen.
Several other awards were presented:
Band booster scholarships were presented to seniors Cameron Gibson, Mikayla Hamilton, Hannah Myers, and Emily Tipton.
The students are under the direction of Mark Eastin, Shane O'Brien, and Tahlequah Kirk.
Photo courtesy of Jonray Childers