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Monrovia High Marching Band & Color Guard Awards Banquet


On May 28 the Monrovia High School Marching Wildcats Band & Color Guard held its annual awards banquet to celebrate an outstanding year in youth music and performance at Embassy Suites Arcadia. Among the awards given that night, Director of Bands Daniel J. Magallanes presented the John Phillip Sousa and the Louis Armstrong awards, as well as a new award, The Jackie Farrow Memorial Scholarship.

- The Louis Armstrong award is a nationally recognized award presented to a graduating senior for dedication and excellence in jazz. Nathanial Young is this year's recipient.

- The John Phillip Sousa award is a nationally recognized award for students who exhibit superior musicianship and outstanding dedication in band. Joseph Garcia is this year's recipient.

- The Jackie Farrow Memorial Scholarship is a new award presented by the band booster board members to an exemplary graduating senior who has dedicated him- or herself to service to others in the band program. Emily O'Pray was awarded the scholarship.

- Brad Haugaard

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