Band Director Blows Away Competition

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Jackson Teague, Editor

On November 10, the Ramsey band director, Brittany Shepherd, participated in the U.S Open Brass Championship where her band placed first and won the competition. The competition was held in Saint Charles, IL which is around 45 miles away from Chicago, IL. 32 people were members of the band, and in the band, Shepherd played the Tenor horn. In total four bands participated in the competition. The band is currently waiting on an invitation to Gatesland, England to participated in the Brass in concert competition. Next time you see Mrs. Shepherd be sure to congratulate her on her band’s victory.