Twenty Milbank Middle School students auditioned for the 20th Annual Middle School All-State Band Festival. Audition results will be available by January 15. The Band is sponsored by the South Dakota Music Educators Association. Susan Karels MHS/MMS band instructor said, “This is a great opportunity for students who thrive on challenge and expertise.” The festival will be held in Huron on March 1 and March 2.
The students who auditioned: Seventh-graders included: Aubrey Fraasch, Jairek Frazee, Hope Karels, Joe Schulte, Rachel Schulte, Cailey Sime, and Sophia Whitlow. Eighth-graders included: Luis Berrones, Addie Farrell, Laney Forrette, Merik Junker, Ian Liebe, Max Lightfield, Aiden Ludvigson, Ellie Neuberger, Elsie Seffrood, Maurina Street, Avery Whitesitt, Camryn Wiese, and Emily Wollschlager.