Coppell Band Takes 5th at State 6A UIL Competition
The 2021 season ended on a high note for the Coppell Varsity Band, which took 5th place at the State 6A UIL Competition in San Antonio on Nov. 9. This top 5 standing following Coppell Band taking 8th at the Band of Americas Super Regional also in San Antonio on Nov. 7.
“Everyone has worked so incredibly hard over the past few months putting Carousel together and this past week was a display in excellence from everyone involved,” said Band Director Kimberly Shuttlesworth. “I am inspired by the level of dedication of the students, staff, and parents. I feel very fortunate to be a part of this community.”
Band Vice President Sahan Yerram said seeing his fellow band members buy into the concept of Carousel and give it their all was inspiring.
“This season means so much to me not only because of our groundbreaking achievements, but also because of how much we grew closer together as a band,” Yerram said. “Playing a part in such a historic marching season will be the highlight of my four years in high school.”