Trips & Awards

 

These are some of the national and regional events in which the band has had the opportunity to participate:

 

  • National Cherry Blossom Parade, Washington, D.C. 1988
  • Pre-Game Performance, Florida State University 1990
  • Half-Time Performance, New Orleans Saints 1993
  • Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, New York, New York  1991
  • NBC’ Today Show, New York, New York 1995
  • Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade,  New York, New York 1995
  • Exhibition Performance, Peanut Invitational Marching Festival, Sylvester, Georgia 1997
  • Apple Blossom Festival Parade, Winchester, VA 1998
  • Exhibition Performance, Sunbelt Marching Festival, Moultrie, Georgia 2000
  • ABC/Boscov’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2000
  • Macy’s 75th Anniversary Thanksgiving Day Parade, New York, New York  2001
  • Lights, Camera, Music, Universal Studios, Orlando, Florida  2003
  • Half-Time Performance, Troy University 2004
  • ABC/Boscov’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2005
  • Exhibition Performance, Daleville Marching Invitational, Daleville, Alabama 2006
  • Exhibition Performance, Southern Showcase Marching Invitational, Dothan, Alabama 2007
  • ABC/IKEA Thanksgiving Day Parade, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2008
  • Exhibition Performance, Rehobeth Marching Festival, Rehobeth, Alabama 2011
  • ABC/ Dunkin Doughnuts Thanksgiving Day Parade, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2011
  • Exhibition Performance, Rehobeth Marching Festival, Rehobeth, Alabama 2014
  • Fiesta Flambeau Parade, San Antonio, Texas 2015
  • Exhibition Performance, Seminole County Band Jam, Donalsonville, Georgia 2016
  • The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival Parade, Chicago, Illinois 2017
  • ABC/ Dunkin Doughnuts Thanksgiving Day Parade, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2019

 

Commendations, Proclamations, Resolutions and Awards

 

  • From Governor – 1988,1990,1991,1995,1998,2001,2005,2008,2015,2017
  • From State Assemble – 1988
  • From Georgia House of Representatives – 1994,1995,2011
  • From Georgia State Senate – 2002,2015,2018
  • Board of Education – 1991
  • Decatur County – 1988,1991
  • Mayor – 1986,2008
  • Mayor’s Distinguished Service Award – 1991
  • National Band Directors Hall of Fame Band of the Year – 1996

 

34 Consecutive Years of Superior Ratings