Two Floyd County students have been selected for All State Band for 2014. Caleb Cole, a senior at Pepperell High, and Kelly Wheeler, a sophomore at Model High, participated in the clinics and performances of the best band students from across the state held in Athens, February 27 - March 1.
Caleb Cole was selected for French horn. This was Coles' second selection to All State Band. He was chosen to participate in the spring of 2012.
Kelly Wheeler was selected for Soprano Clarinet. This was Wheeler's first opportunity to participate in All State.
All State Band is an annual program for high school and middle school band students sponsored by the Georgia Music Educator's Association. All State brings together the top band performers from across Georgia for music instruction from some of the top conductors. This year's conductors included Lieutenant Colonel Don Schofield, the commander and conductor of the United States Air Force Academy Band.