From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
Among the 500 musicians and auxiliary selected for Jacksonville State University’s prestigious band program, the Marching Southerners, this fall were several students from Trussville and Pinson.
New members of the Marching Southerners, along with their position in the band, are:
Matthew Barrett of Trussville, Tuba
Becca Davis of Trussville, Ballerinas
Brent Goodwin of Trussville, Baritone saxophone
Garrett Goodwin of Trussville, Percussion
Bradley Grogan of Trussville, Percussion manager
Madyson Jordan of Pinson, Clarinet
Janie Martin of Pinson, Guard
Jacob Roberson of Trussville, Tuba
Jacob Self of Trussville, Trumpet
Jennie Tanner of Trussville, Front ensemble
Hewitt-Trussville High School band director Scott Waid said he is proud of his former students who made the cut in the JSU band program.
“It’s a great honor for these students,” Waid said. “I love to see them continue to use their musical talents beyond high school. That is what we train them for.”
In other local marching band news, the Pinson Valley High School color guard was named the best in Class AAA during Saturday’s Trussville Marching Invitational.