Susan Karels, the band instructor at Milbank Middle School, announced the band awards for the 2021-2022 school year. Karels was assisted by Deb Rausch.
Musicians of the month for eighth grade: Garrett Weber, Devon Mueller, Evy Liebe, Ashlynn Lamp, Jonathan DeBoer, Jasmine Tietjen, Kalli Moser, and James Nelson. The winner of the drawing for the Pizza Ranch gift card was Jasmine Tietjen.
Musicians of the month for seventh grade: Alexis Meyer, Liam Heller, Liam Street, Isabella Flores, Jazmynne Ronke, Jenna Korstjens, Franklin Pederson, and Zayda Townsend. The winner of the drawing for the Pizza Ranch gift card was Jazmynne Ronke.
Musicians of the month for sixth grade were: Avery Schuneman, Tate Pew, Rylan Wendland, Darin Hagen, Lydia Gall, Raina Untalan, Armando Chan, and Lawson Novy. The winner of the drawing for the Pizza Ranch gift card was Rylan Wendland.
Practice Awards for the Eighth Grade: Kalli Grong, Jocelyn Kettwig, Kenadee Mueller, Anna Neugebauer, Krista Nies, Yanderyn Olivares Zuniga, Camryn Sovell, and Marnie VanLith.
Practice Awards for the Seventh Grade: Parker Cordingley, Isabella Flores, Jenna Korstjens, Macy Mueller, Jazmynne Ronke, Kayla Schweer, and Zayda Townsend.
Practice Awards for the Sixth Grade: Armando Chan, Jaylynn Fraasch, Lydia Gall, Darin Hagen, Brooke Hendricks, Andrew Karels, Abby Knapp, Pierce Mathiason, Mackenzie Mueller, Tate Pew, Avery Schuneman, Bree Townsend, Raina Untalan, Macie VanLith, and Rylan Wendland.