William Karels and Alaina Rausch were selected to play in the 69th Annual South Dakota All-State Band. William, a freshman and son of Jason and Susan Karels, was selected as fifth chair tuba. Alaina, a junior and daughter of Tony and Deb Rausch, was selected as 21st chair clarinet.
The 2019 South Dakota All State Band will be held at the Johnson Fine Arts Center on the campus of Northern State University in Aberdeen on March 21 through March 23. Milbank Band Director Susan Karels and lesson assistant Deb Rausch will accompany their children to the event.