ZCHS band performs at Sugar Bowl

first_img Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day And, they did.“All of the bands competed in a field show and the Zion Chapel Marching Rebels placed second out of 14 bands,” Wambles said. “That was a real honor and very exciting for us.”The Marching Rebels also had five performances in the famed New Orleans French Quarter and visited an IMAX theater and Aquarium of the Americas with the other high school bands.“We also attended a New Year’s Eve Mardi Gras ball held in a huge warehouse,” Wambles said. “The band members got to dance and they had a lot of Cajun food and it was a lot of fun.” The 2009 Allstate Sugar Bowl experience was just about as sweet as sweet could be for the 54 members of the Zion Chapel Marching Rebels.The only thing that could have sweetened the bowl for the Alabama fans among them would have been a victory over the Utah Utes.But not even a less than lackluster performance by the Tide dampened the spirits of the Zion Chapel marching band. Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Book Nook to reopen On game day, the Zion Chapel Marching Rebels performed at the halftime show with the other high school bands flanked by the marching bands from Alabama and Utah.The bands formed the number 75 in recognition of the 75th anniversary of the Sugar Bowl.“We had 40 parents who went along and we got to climb to the top of the Superdome and shoot streamers from cannons,” Wambles said. “There were 200 cannons and each one shot eight 30- to 40-foot streamers that said ‘Alabama vs. Utah.’ It was really cool.”Wambles said the Zion Chapel band members had an opportunity to talk with members of the Million Dollar Marching Band from Alabama and with members of the Ute band.“That was exciting for them and they also enjoyed meeting the members of the other high school bands,” she said. “The other bands were from Pennsylvania, Texas, Georgia, Kentucky and Louisiana.” By Jaine Treadwell Sponsored Content Email the author Latest Stories Print Article By The Penny Hoarder The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Skip You Might Like Family brings in ‘09 with fire When the Hendersons of the Josie community “throw” a New Year’s celebration party, they “throw” a party like none other…. read more ZCHS band performs at Sugar Bowl The Zion Chapel Marching Rebels were among the 14 high school bands invited to perform at halftime at the All State Sugar Bowl at the Superdome in New Orleans on Jan. 2.“It was an exciting time for our band,” said Erin Wambles, band director. “I’m sure that it was experience that none of the band members will ever forget.”The Marching Rebels went to the Big Easy expecting to have a lot of fun but they also went with the commitment to represent their school and their community with pride. Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Published 6:26 pm Monday, January 5, 2009 Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Acid Reflux (Watch Now)Healthy LifestyleIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthTop 4 Methods to Get Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

PLAS Excel Club honors first responders

first_img By The Penny Hoarder You Might Like Probate judge candidates disagree on marriage license issue The Republican candidates for Pike County probate judge have differing views on “keep(ing) Pike County out of the marriage license… read more Latest Stories “These students realize that first responders are their neighbors — their friend’s dad or a member of their church — and the word, first responder, becomes more personal and that changes the way young people look at the people behind the badges,” he said.Danny Barron, Troy Police Department, said the First Responders Breakfast shows that the Excel Club members stand with the community’s first responders.“Knowing they stand with us means a lot to the officers of the Troy Police Department and I’m sure to all of the first responders here today,” Barron said. “We thank the Pike Liberal Arts School Excel Club for its support and for this wonderful breakfast.”Jordan said the Excel Club was honored to have the first responders as their guests.The breakfast is one of many ways the Excel Club reaches out to the community, she said. “The club donated to the McGruff Crime Dog costume, sponsored canned food drives, sponsored a dance and donated the admission money to the Salem-Troy Baptist Association Food Bank, hosted a Flag Day event and had a clean-up day for Sav-A-Life,” Jordan said. “We focus on Exchange’s four programs of service: Americanism, youth activities, community service and prevention of child abuse.” Print Article Next UpTroy Police Chief Randall Barr said he and his officers greatly appreciate the support of young people and their acknowledgement of the jobs they do.“Young people are our future and to know they recognize and appreciate what first responders do means a lot to all of us,” Barr said. “What first responders do is not easy. It’s hard work but it’s work that must be done to keep our communities safe.”Barr said the world has changed and continues to change at a rapid pace. Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day PLAS Excel Club honors first responders Email the author Messenger photo/Jaine treadwellTroy police officer Danny Barron and other officers make plates Wednesday at Pike Liberal Arts School, where breakfast was served free of charge by students. Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits “We have to be prepared for change and that’s not easy to do because things now move so fast,” he said. “The problems we have and the dangers we face today are not the same as those we faced just a few years ago and won’t be the same problems we’ll have to face in the future. We have to be prepared and ready to respond to whatever situations we face.”Barr said first responders are dedicated men and women who put others and their welfare before themselves.“To know that we are appreciated by young people really means a lot,” he said.Sheriff Russell Thomas agreed and said events such as the PLAS First Responders Breakfast are opportunities for young people and first responders to interact. Book Nook to reopen Sponsored Content Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson The Pike Liberal Arts School Excel Club hosted a First Responders Breakfast for those in the Troy area who are first on the scene when emergencies occur, whether natural or man-made. Alissa Jordan, PLAS Excel Club sponsor, said this is the third year the Excel Club has hosted a breakfast for the Troy area first responders and the club members look forward to the breakfast each year. “Our first breakfast was for our firefighters but since then we have invited all our first responders because we depend on all of them to keep us safe and to help us in times of emergencies,” Jordan said. “The First Responders Breakfast is an opportunity to say thank you for all you do to serve and protect the Troy community. Thank you for being there for us.” By Jaine Treadwell Published 9:01 pm Wednesday, March 14, 2018 The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? 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