More than 20 Columbia County middle and high school students were named to the Georgia Music Educator’s Association All-State Band and Orchestra, school officials said. The students attended the state band conference in Athens, Ga. Feb. 27-March 1, which culminated with a series of concerts at the Classic Center Theatre. The students, who were honored at the March 11 Columbia County Board of Education meeting, are listed below by school.
All State Band
Evans Middle School: Candy White (teacher), Kate Foral (alternate);
Lakeside Middle School: David Silver (teacher), Bryant Silver;
Riverside Middle School: Geoff Rosche (teacher), Kelly Lloveras, Anthony Perrotto;
Stallings Island Middle School: Steve Pruitt (teacher), James Wang, Alex Jester, Katherine Vaill, William Rich, Nick Lee, Chad Kim, Alan Leggio (alternate);
Evans High School: Reid Hall (teacher), Jonathan Tang;
Greenbrier High School: Mike Katterjohn (teacher), Ryan Wickell, Berek Ha, Trace Turner, Charlie King, Leigh Anne Lloveras, Scotty Davis;
Lakeside High School: Jim Tau (teacher), Rachel Saville, Katie Chiou, Adam Murray, Yoonji Choi, Veda Berg and Leighton England (Alternate).
All State Orchestra
Riverside Middle School: Geoff Roche (teacher), Nao Kamitani.