Fort Worth ISD Students Marched in TWO Parades
Famed Poly Herald Trumpets Seen For First Time in Years
Fort Worth, Texas (January 17, 2013) – Students from Fort Worth ISD middle and high schools took part in both Saturday’s Fort Worth Stock Show Parade and Monday’s Martin Luther King Day Parade.
The Fort Worth Stock Show’s All Western Parade rolled out on Saturday, January 19, and nearly 100,000 spectators saw District marching bands from: Paschal High School, Eastern Hills High School, Polytechnic High School, South Hills High School, Dunbar High School, Diamond Hill-Jarvis High School and Trimble Tech High School.
The famed Poly Herald Trumpets were on parade with the Poly 100 Marching Band. The handmade instruments were purchased in 1957 and were just recently "rediscovered" and refurbished for use.
The Trimble Tech High School JROTC Color Guard led Fort Worth’s annual tribute to civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. The MLK Day Parade took place Monday, January, 21, beginning at Ninth and Commerce streets and ending at Water Gardens Plaza.
Other Fort Worth ISD band and JROTC/Junior Cadet Corps (JCC) students participating in this event included Western Hills High School Band, North Side High School Band, Arlington Heights High School Band, and the Dunbar High School Band along with the Polytechnic JROTC, Trimble Tech JROTC, Dunbar JCC, Forest Oak JCC, McLean JCC, Meadowbrook JCC, Morningside JCC, Riverside JCC and the Rosemont JCC.
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