On November 7th, 2015, the Ridgeland High School Marching band preformed at the USBands Southern States Championships in Chattanooga Tennessee. Preforming in class 5A and with a score of 93.863, the band placed first and also was awarded best music, best overall effect, and best percussion.
Congratulations to Seth Cope and Tyler West for their successful auditions for the GMEA District Honor Band and All-state Band. Tyler West placed 1st chair in the in the District Honor Symphonic Band (grades 11-12). Seth Cope placed 3rd chair in the District Honor Concert Band (grades 9-10) and 10th chair in the All-state concert band (grades 9-10). Everybody who tried out did an excellent job as well, so thank you for your hard work!
A select group of students were chosen to participate in the UTC Tri-State Honor's Band for a once and a lifetime experience.
The list of students from Ridgeland who went: Monty Smith - Alto Saxophone Cayley Bilbra - Bassoon Brianna Hudson - Clarinet Sandy Resendiz - Clarinet Ethan McGill - Euphonium/Baritone TC Miriam Pitts - Flute Adam Nelson - French Horn Kyle Knight - Percussion Lucas Labado - Percussion Codey Knight - Tenor Saxophone Josh Ford- Trombone Joseph Derryberry - Trombone Taylor Horton - Trombone Becky Ballew - Trombone Tyler West - Trumpet Seth Cope - Trumpet Hailey Baker - Trumpet