(Eddyville, Iowa) – On Monday Jan. 22, 24 of EBF’s finest musicians participated in the 2017 South Central All Conference (SCC) Band Festival at Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont High School. Mr. Steve Stickney, an esteemed band director from Mount Mercy University, was the guest director and prepared the band for the afternoon concert.
“I was very proud of all of our students. The honor band students helped set up and tear down from the concert as well as doing a fabulous job performing! The 5th and 6th graders were an awesome audience,” said Joe Overton, EBFHS Band Director. “We would like to thank Angie Edgren and Mary Brown for arranging and serving lunch.”
Students from EBF participating in the SCC Honor Band were: Grace Manternach, Tara Diephuis, Katie Fisher, Shanna Fellows, Sierra Lynch Belzer, Justice Fenton, Allison Walker, Liz Hotchkiss, Peyton Fry, Julia Fairchild, Emma Mock, Delanee Van Zante, Jaydin Abernathy, Maggie Voyles, Emma Bunnell, Gracie De La Cruz, Harrison Mock, Cameron Kolthoff, Tony Lane, Caleb Johannes, Eric Schutt, Katie Fairchild, Natalie Nemitz, Sophie Venator, and Brooke Shafer.
“This group did an excellent job representing themselves, our band, school, and community,” reads a news release sent out after the event.