Weatherford Democrat

June 17, 2013

Aledo High School Band brings home the gold


Weatherford Democrat

— Staff Reports

The Aledo High School Band competed at the UIL Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest on Memorial weekend, bringing home 30 gold ensemble medals, four gold soloist medals and 20 silver soloist medals.

Senior Wills Ward, for the second year in a row, earned an outstanding soloist award, which is only presented to a select few students at the two-day event.

A total of 54 band students earned gold or silver medals out of the 129 Aledo students who competed at the state contest.