Middle school bands win top honors
The Mandan Middle School sixth, seventh and eighth grade bands recently earned the top honor Gold Award at the 2013 Big Muddy Band Festival.
Outstanding section awards were presented to the sixth grade trumpet and percussion sections, the seventh grade clarinet, bassoon, trumpet and percussion, and the eighth grade percussion. An outstanding soloist award was also presented to eighth grade saxophone player Alexa Lembcke.
Over 300 students from Mandan Middle School participate in the band program.