Band program marches on, despite COVID-19 guidelines

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Caitlyn Kennedy

With their horns up, the Prosper Mighty Eagle Band practices their 2020 halftime show. The band is set to perform their show with scores from Earth Wind and Fire at home football games. “I am sad that we won’t be able to march a full competition show,” senior Xander Byrd said. “But I am glad that we are able to put a new show together even though it is different and smaller.”

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The Mighty Eagle Band at Prosper High School has faced numerous challenges due to COVID-19. According to band director Brandon Holt,when the safety of the students is put into play, thorough planning and attention to detail are due. Holt and other band program members share their “effective and efficient plan to keep their students safe, while still playing on” with reporter Gianna Galante in the above, attached video story.