Makenna Payne Selected for FSU Tri- State Band Festival
We are excited to announce that Band Captain and Senior Drum Major Makenna Payne has been selected to represent Baker County High School at the 41st Annual FSU Tri- State Band Festival in Tallahassee, FL!
This ensemble is a selective nomination ensemble that accepts band students from Florida, Georgia, and Alabama. This year, the nomination panel received over 450 nominations for over 250 festival spots.
Makenna currently is a Senior who serves as one of the Band Captains and one of the Senior Drum Majors in the Wildcat Pride Marching Band, as well as a trumpet player in the Baker County Jazz Ensemble and a trombone player in the Baker County High School Symphonic Band. She has served as a Drum Major since the year 2020. Makenna has taken a strong interest in Leadership and Conducting, which has only furthered her love and interest in music. Makenna's leadership has been instrumental to the band's success over the years.
We are very proud of Makenna and her achievements!