By Kayla Bland, Features Writer

On November 2, the Marching Keenan Raider Rubber Band (MKRRB) attended the National High School High Stepping Marching Band Championship, in Atlanta, Georgia.

There were 18 bands in attendance. MKRRB participated in the 2A division.

“I feel like nationals this year was a very good experience this year. There were no bands that we could afford to sleep on,“ Junior Timothy Ashford, Tuba Player/Section Leader, said.

Participants in the 2A were Melrose High (Alabama), Douglas High (Georgia), Carver High (Alabama), South Gwinnett High (Georgia) and Greensville County High (Virginia).

“We did a superior job as a band,” Junior Jaris Cochran, Tenor Drum Player, said.

Dancing to the famous song Sweet Dreams by Beyoncé, the Raiderette dance line placed second in the auxiliary category.

“Our Spirit and energy we showed was definitely some of our strong points,“ Senior Asia Kirkland, Trumpet Player, said

MKRRB Score a total of 661.5 overall. MKRRB did not make it to finals.