MHS band brings home gold for state solo & ensemble


The Mineola High School Band took 25 students to the UIL State Solo & Ensemble Competition in Austin on May 27 and 21 students came home with a gold medal. 

Band Director Chris Brannan said this showing is the best in the band’s recent history and was one the best in 3A for the state of Texas. 

The students earning gold medals were Annalee Cook, Brian Lyke, Bree Williams, Tish Yates, Randi Brannan, Spring Coleman, Lin Dong, Matt Carder, Lena Hughes, Hailey Kratzmeyer, Emma Miller, Megan Holt, Melea Bedford, Anjel Garcia, Carter Mize, Lexi Newell, Michael Speights, Anthony Tresca, Isreal Rivera, Hannah Valek and Michael Troccoli.


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