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Ringgold High School Tiger Band 2014-2015 Honors and Awards

Ringgold High School “Tiger” Band

2014-2015 Honors and Awards


Ringgold HS Marching “Tiger” Band:

 Wolverine Classic Marching Band Competition

West Forsyth HS, Cumming Georgia

September 27, 2014


All Superior Ratings, Best in Class – Band, Color Guard, Percussion, and Drum Majors, and the band was named the Overall Grand Champions.

Super Bowl of Sound Marching Band Competition

Central HS, Carrollton, Georgia

October 4, 2014

All Superior Ratings, Best in Class- Band, Color Guard, Percussion. The band received the Highest Visual, Music, and Overall Effect Scores, and Overall Grand Champions.

The Ringgold HS Marching “Tiger” Band competes in two regional marching band competitions each season. The Marching “Tigers” have won many championships over the last 28 years, and have consistently been named Grand Champions in 9 of the last 10 competitions since 2009-2010.

2014-2015 GMEA, District VII Honor Band:

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Emily McAmis Caroline Rawls

*Christopher Beatty *Josh Wallin

Kristen Towery Caitlyn McOsker

Morgan Landen Rachel Duckett

Annabelle Herring *Noah Albritton

Sean McOsker Brandon Bonner

Sydney Quinn Christee Murphree

Noah White Debbie Sass

Allison McAllister Scott Beatty

Evan Turner Sam Hemrick

Joseph Bishop Josiah Daves

Addy Allen Tanner Tidwell

Emily Lay

Bradley Goolesby *First Chair in GMEA, District VII

Tyler Wise

Elizabeth Crawford

Ethan Cooper

Ringgold HS is represented by 29 members of the GMEA, District VII Honor band members. This is the highest number of students selected from all high schools in GMEA, District VII.

2014-2015 GMEA, All-State Band:


Christopher Beatty, Bassoon

Sean McOsker, Alto Saxophone

Tyler Wise, Baritone


Rachel Duckett, Clarinet

Caitlyn McOsker

Christee Murphree

Sam Hemrick

Josiah Daves

Ringgold HS was represented by 23 finalist for the Georgia All-State Bands. These students competed with over 3000 students state wide for this honor.


2014-2015 GMEA District VII Honor Jazz Ensemble:

*Noah Albritton

Wiley Cawood

Christee Murphree

*Sean McOsker

Yancey Freeman

Chris Capehart

Morgan Bliek

Katie Foley

*Scott Beatty

Noah White

*These students are also finalist for the Georgia All-State Jazz Ensemble.

Governor’s Honors Program:

The following “Tiger” Band students are also finalist for the Governor’s Honors Program:

Sean McOsker, Instrumental Music (Jazz)

Maddie Hollifield, Social Studies

Noah Albritton, Math

Britni Shipp, Vocal Music


Ringgold High School Clarinet Quartet:

Josh Wallin, Rachel Duckett, Caitlyn McOsker, and Maddie Foster selected to perform at the 2015 Georgia Music Educators In-Service Conference in Savannah, Georgia on January 30, 2015


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