The Lakeview Jr.-Sr. High Gator Band performed at the grand opening of the remodeled Natchitoches Walmart on Aug. 30. Band member Zoie Britt sang the Star- Spangled Banner, and clarinet student Emma McDonald conducted her first performance with Gator Band as their new drum major. The students are led by Denise Roper, who is beginning her seventh year as their band director, and her 29 year as a music educator. The band performed The Lakeview Fight Song, Gonna Fly Now, Shout It Out, Halftime, and Go You Mighty Gators.
Students pictured include: Emma McDonald, James Earp, Jo Porter, Jonovan Reliford, Serenity Bush, Jordon Kirts, Zion Smith, Diamond Miller, Tramon Lloyd, Nicholas Wiggins, JaTorri Phillips, Sophia Kerry, Joshua Graham, Adrian Davis, Shaneta Williams, Stephan Prudhomme, Carissa Noel, Jennifer Williams, Myla Porter, John DeSoto, Zoie Britt, Harli Thomas, Shiann Harris, and Braylee Layfield- Bruce.