Several Carthage High School Band students went to district solo and ensemble contest on March 3, 2017 on the campus of Missouri Southern State University.

Several Carthage High School Band students went to district solo and ensemble contest on March 3, 2017 on the campus of Missouri Southern State University.  The following students received a 2 (meaning Outstanding rating):
Isabella Baird, Trumpet solo; Naomi Boswell, Snare drum solo; Ashlynn Byrd, Bari sax solo; Annie Collier, Tenor sax solo; Kelsey Compton, Flute solo; Grace Gazaway, Mallet solo; Amanda Johnson, Clarinet solo; Elizabeth Jones, Alto sax solo; Jessica Kaup, French Horn solo; Marlon Lara, Trombone solo; Marlen Mendez, Flute solo; Sarah Moore, Trumpet solo; Adan Rodas, Trumpet solo; Kimberly Sager, French Horn solo; Cassidy Soard, Piano solo; Elizabeth Titius, Clarinet solo; Eryn Wagoner, Trombone solo; French Horn Quartet members: Kimberly Sager, Carrie Wallace, Jessica Kaup, and Joseph Mitchell; Flute Trio members: Jelica Montelongo, Sarah Thompson, and Marlen Mendez; Mixed Woodwind Quartet members: Maddie Capps, Bailey Johnson, Carlos Gonzalez, and Raeann Garrison-Law; Clarinet Trio members: Brett Boyer, Amanda Johnson, and Aubrey Willis; Percussion Ensemble members: Grace Gazaway, Lillian Towe, Logan Walker, Joe Nicholas, Gage Bloomer, and Sam Mixon; Mixed Woodwind Quartet members: Kelci Ward, Bailey Johnson, Marlen Mendez, Claira Schroter.

CHS band members who took solos or were a part of a small ensemble that received a 1 (meaning Exemplary rating) and have advanced to State are:
Brett Boyer, Oboe solo
Kimberlee Crow, Clarinet solo
Brooke Golden, Flute solo
Jelica Montelongo, Bassoon solo
Emma Nicholas, Tenor sax solo
Joe Nicholas, Piano solo
Hannah Overton, Clarinet solo
Hannah Reid, Mallet solo
Robbie Sager, Trumpet solo
Sarah Thompson, Flute solo
Carrie Wallace, French Horn solo
Kelci Ward, Clarinet solo
Flute Trio members: Maddie Capps, Hannah Reed, Delayna Gardner
Percussion Ensemble members: Dakota Dysinger, Matthew Wilkerson, Hannah Reid, Clayton Thompson, Zane Honaker, Naomi Boswell
Clarinet Trio members: Hannah Overton, Elizabeth Titius, Carlos Gonzalez
Brass Quintet members: Adan Rodas, Robbie Sager, Carrie Wallace, Emma Wyrick, Jericha Lambeth
Trumpet Trio members: Jessica Kaup, Adan Rodas, Robbie Sager.

State will be held April 28-29 on the campus of University of Missouri-Columbia.