The University of Tennessee Pride of The Southland Band has a new leader.
Rebecca Percy was selected as the band's new Drum Major in April.
"I'm just so honored and excited to be the leader of an organization that is so deeply rooted in tradition," said Percy. "Every week the Pride is going to be there and it does its best, and I so admire that."
The Pride of the Southland made the announcement on April 24th.
Percy's audition consisted of four parts.
That included an interview with band directors, practicing the famous "strut" across the field and more.
The Pride of the Southland Band is one of the most respected organizations in the country and Rebecca says that she is proud to be at the forefront of that.
"It's going to be a big role with a lot of responsibility, and I'm excited to take that step," added Percy. "I'm definitely going to grow as a person from that."
Laiton Pigg was named the Assistant Drum Major.
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