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Blue Devils to march in Washington
SHS band raising money to appear in national parade
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In this Herald file photo from 2010, the Statesboro High School Blue Devil Marching Band takes the field at the East Georgia Marching Festival and Championships. Band members will travel to Washington, D.C., this summer to participate in the Fourth of July parade.
Statesboro’s own little slice of Americana will be on prominent display when the United States celebrates its 236th birthday this July in the nation’s capitol. With thousands of people flanking Constitution Avenue to look on, Statesboro High School’s Blue Devil Marching Band will stride and perform a medley of patriotic tunes as part of the annual National Independence Day Parade on Wednesday, July 4 in Washington, D.C. The school band will join 25 others, one from Georgia (South Gwinnett), in taking part in the prestigious, nationally televised affair. “This is a really big deal for us.
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