Eight Minor High band students offered $389,000 in band scholarships
Three colleges from two different states see lots of musically gifted students and potential college students from Minor High School. College representatives have recently been on the campus offering scholarships to talented students to come to their specific colleges. They are Alabama A & M University, Tennessee State University, and Alabama State University (ASU).
From left, students and instruments they play are Kiara Gaston, Keyana Cole, both clarinet; Jade Nieves, tenor saxophone; and Adia Hunt, euphonium. Back row, from left are Dr. James Oliver, director of bands, ASU; Joshua Chaney, euphonium; Gregory Voner, trombone; Christian Jackson, percussion; Aaron Moore, euphonium; and assistant band director for ASU Ernest Harris. Carlton Wright is the Minor High School band director. Students have not made final decisions yet for their college destinations next fall.