Picture of the Week

Published 7:37 am Monday, December 28, 2015

Recently, 1,500 student musicians from 15 counties competitively auditioned for the Virginia Band and Orchestra Directors Association District III Bands. At the end of the day, seven Fuqua School students were among those selected for this prestigious honor. Seniors Stone Tucker (trombone) and Thomas Watson (trumpet) and freshman Ireland Seagle (clarinet) were selected for the Symphonic Band. Freshman Elizabeth Hice (flute) was selected for the Concert Band. Eighth-grade students Emily Erickson (flute/piccolo) and Ashley Handy (clarinet) and seventh-grade student Sarah Storm (trombone) were selected for the Junior Band. The District Band Concert will be held Saturday, Feb. 6. Pictured are band members, from left, Hice, daughter of Col. and Mrs. Jeffrey Hice, of Farmville; Sarah Storm, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Storm, of Clarksville; Ashley Handy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Quincy Handy, of Farmville; Emily Erickson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Erickson, of Green Bay; are Ireland Seagle, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Doug Seagle, of Keysville. Not pictured are Stone Tucker, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rocky Tucker, of Drakes Branch; and Thomas Watson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Brad Watson, of Rice.