Locals join JSU Marching Southerners

More than 500 musicians and auxiliary were selected for Jacksonville State University’s prestigious band program, the Marching Southerners, for Fall 2019. A record 551 students – 191 of them freshmen – have joined the band for the 2019-2020 season, including: Kaci Childers (alto sax) and Kelsey Smith (flute) of Blountsville; Lauren Haygood (trumpet) and Auston Timmerman (trombone) of Oneonta; Christina Peters (Ballerinas) and Elizabeth Taylor (mellophone) of Hayden; and Joseph Tyler (trombone) of Trafford.