Fourteen members of the Sequoyah Schools band tried out for the Eastern District Band Director’s Association of Oklahoma Honor Band—three were selected.
“I am very proud of our students for even trying out, but especially proud of the three that made the band,” said Sam Morris, who teaches band at Sequoyah Schools, in a press release.
Zane Kee, a 16-year-old from Stillwell, plays the tuba, keyboard and guitar. He is Cherokee and Navajo, a sophomore and the son of Michelle and Norman Kee.
Trevor Livingston, a 13-year-old in the eighth grade, is from Tahlequah and plays the baritone. He is a Cherokee Nation citizen and the son of Gerald Jr. and Kim Livingston. Livingston is also a student council representative.
Dalton Moore, a 14-year-old from Cookson, plays the trumpet. He is also Cherokee and in the eighth grade. He is the son of Dawn and Ron Summerlin and Jim Moore.
“More than 15 schools were represented by the students that were trying out,” Morris said. “I am so proud of these boys.” The date of the Eastern District Band Director’s Association’s Honor Band Concert hasn’t been announced.