For the first time in history, the Mineola High School Band has advanced to the state competition for submitted recordings and for outstanding performance series.
The recordings for state were made during a performance that the band had at the Majestic Theater in Dallas.
On June 12 the band submitted their recordings and they were judged at the regional level and finished first place. With the first place finish they advanced to the area level in Houston on June 23 in which they took first place again.
On July 19 the band will compete at the State Honor Band Competition in San Antonio against 11 other bands.
The top seven bands at the competition will be named as finalist and the band that finishes in first place will be named the top 3A Honor Band for the state of Texas and will perform at the 2018 Music Convention in San Antonio.