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September 29th, 2008
SMHS Rattler Band takes 4th place in area competition

The San Marcos High School Rattler Band competed and placed 4th in Class IV open competition level. Central Texas Preview Competition is run by the U.S. Scholastic Band Association. The competition was held at Hendrickson High school in Pflugerville Saturday, September 27, 2008. The band’s overall score was a 79.4 (averaged from 5 judges).

According to Band Director Kelly Rushfeldt, the Rattler Band performed very well both on and off the field. “There were many great comments about how well-disciplined and professional the band students presented themselves. This reflects well on our community in San Marcos.”

The Rattler Band will compete and perform at the following sites and dates.

1. Saturday October 4, 5:30 PM at the USSBA San Antonio Regional at Schertz-Cibolo- Universal City Stadium.

2. Saturday October 11, time TBA at the USSBA Central Texas Regional at Shelton Stadium in Kyle.

3. Monday October 20, time TBA at the UIL Marching Contest at Burger Stadium in Austin.

4. Saturday October 25, time TBA at the USSBA Texas State Championship at Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City stadium.

by IRIS CAMPBELL
Public Information Officer  – San Marcos CISD

Band Director Kelly Rushfeldt with the Rattler Band.

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