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Bearcat Band Competes in 2019 Arkansas Showcase of Bands

This past Saturday, October 12th, the Bearcat Band competed in the 2019 Arkansas Showcase of Bands in Little Rock at War Memorial Stadium.The MHS Band did not disappoint with the Overall Band, Percussion Section, and Drum Major receiving a 1st Division Superior rating.Pictured left are Summer Loar, Faith Chaney (Drum Major) and Teresa Cude holding the bands hardware. The Color Guard received a 2nd Division Excellent rating during their performance of this year’s half-time show- A Tribute to Santana. The MHS band competed against eight other schools in Class 4A.Pictured right is Esmerelda Johnson who received Outstanding Soloist for her amazing tribute with a trumpet solo during the piece ‘Novus’.Congratulations to the marching band on an outstanding job representing the Mena schools.

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