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Meridian Public School

School Mascot: Mustangs

School Colors: Red/White

How many students are in your school? 58

How many are in your band? 17

When was your school founded? 1967

Is your school consolidated? Yes

With what towns: Daykin, Western, Alexandria, Tobias

Town population: Each town has between 100 to 400 people

How many years has your band been attending HOH? 6

Miles traveled to Grand Island: 100 miles

What songs will the band be playing this year? "Crazy in Love" and "Shout it Out"

Chosen because: Crazy in Love is both fun and challenging to play and "Shout it Out" is a group favorite, especially for the drumline!

Interesting facts or trivia: Our band has grown from 17 last year to 27 this school year, and we are on pace to be at about 35 students next year. We also decided it was time to invest in some new footwear as 4 pairs of shoes fell apart during the Yorkfest Parade. Hopefully new uniforms are on the horizon!

Drum Major/Majorette: Kylee Stewart-Dietz, Junior, first year as majorette

Band Director: Erin VanderSchaaf


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