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Franklin High School

School Mascot: Flyers

School Colors: Red, White and Black

School Founded: 1871

Is your school consolidated? Yes, but not for several decades

What towns are your students from? Franklin, Macon, Bloomington, Riverton, Inavale, Campbell

How many students are in your school? K-12: 315, High School: 95

How many are in your band? 25

How many years has your band been attending the HOH? Second year recently, several times in the 80s and 90s

How many miles away is your school from Grand Island? 85 miles

What songs will the band be playing this year? Col. Bogey 

Why did you choose those songs? It is a fun, playful march, famous from the movies Bridge over River Kawai and they whistle it in the movie Breakfast Club

Interesting facts or trivia: The band program growing; it has nearly quadrupled in three years. We took part in a trip to the Worlds of Fun Kansas City Festival of Music in 2012. We have a 2014 trip planned to the Black Hills.

Queen Candidate: Faith Aberle

Drum Majors or Majorettes: Katrina Christiancy

Band Director: Marcus Price


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