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MS Bands Earn 10 UIL Sweepstakes Awards

On March 6-7 2019, Denton ISD's middle school band programs performed their UIL Region 2 Concert and Sight-reading Assessments. DISD bands received a total of 23 First Division "Superior" ratings from UIL adjudicators and 10 of the bands received the UIL Sweepstakes Award for earning a First Divsion rating in both the Concert and Sight-reading performances. Congratulations to our middle school students and band directors for their outstanding performances!


UIL Sweepstakes (1st Division Concert and Sight-reading):

Calhoun MS Varsity Band, Allison Suding, director

Crownover MS Varsity Band, Christin Bunch, director

Crownover MS Non-Varsity Band, Dr. Kyle Mullins, director

Harpool MS Varsity Band, Bryan Stone, director

Harpool MS Non-Varsity Band, Emily Staniszewski, director

McMath MS Varsity Band, Travis Harris, director

Myers MS Varsity Band, Matt Baggerly, director

Navo MS Varsity Band, Elizabeth Anderson, director

Rodriguez MS Varsity Band, Dr. Kelly Desjardins, director

Strickland MS Varisty Band, Nachel Konemann, director


1st Division Concert:

McMath MS Non-Varsity Band, Kelsey Gaskill, director

Navo MS Non-Varsity Band, Paul Hudson, director


1st Divsion Sight-reading:

Calhoun MS Non-Varsity Band, Marco Gonzalez, director