By DENTON WILLIAMS
The East Middle School Band preformed at Junge stadium on Friday night with North and South Middle School, along with the Joplin High School.
Despite the pouring down rain, the band performed well. The band played "YMCA", "The Star Spangled Banner", and the "Joplin Fight Song." Led by drum majors Alec Welch and Whitney Bass, the band marched across the field with East Middle School Color Guard.
The band now prepares for the next mass band performance at MSSU on Saturday, during Homecoming Weekend.
Band and Color Guard members are:
Justin Armstrong, Julia Ayala, Cameron Bailey, Dakota Ballard, Tanner Bartholomew, Whitney Bass, Taylor Beaver, Adrianna Bland, Evan Blue, Alonzo Byers, Reed Campbell, Elizabeth Carney, Harry Carpenter, Cody Chollet, Darin Clark, Trevor Conrad, Zach Consier, Mckinsey Cottle, Matthew Coulston, Shana Cover, Ethan Crider, Ailan Eldred, Sevrin Eldred, Zack Figueroa, Delshawn Garth, Alex Garton, Chris Geier, Anthony Grubb, Keisha Grunden, Tess Harmon, Amy Hembree, Dalton Hill, Tristen Howell, Hannah Huffman, Bonnie Johnson, Kayla Johnson, Cannon Jones, Blake Lewis, Cara Marshall, Jeremiah Martin, Maddie Martin, Christian Owens, Ashton Parker, Kelly Parker, Toku Platt, Devin Puckett, Austin Reynolds, Tyauna Robinson, Valerie Royer, Jennifer Schulze,Alexis Shields, Jakob Simrell, Austen Still, Steven Townsend, Tyler Viles, Erica Ward, Madeline Webber, Alec Welch, Shelby Welton, Hannah West, Adam White, Jimmy Willerton, Denton Williams, Katelynne Yonkers, Ashlee Youngblood.