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UNA Bands Announce New Members

May. 27, 2009

FLORENCE, Ala. – The University of North Alabama bands program announces new members for the 2009-10 academic year. New members include:

ALBERTVILLE – Meagan Blackburn, Color Guard

ANDERSON – Lacey Leann Smith, Color Guard

ATHENS – Nicole Angeline, clarinet

BLOUNTSVILLE – Victoria Vaughn, Lionette

CULLMAN – Norma Mills, Lionette

DANVILLE – Christina Shelton, Majorette; Betsy Grace Thompson, Lionette

DECATUR – Cassie Alexander, Color Guard; Tierra Ayers, Lionette; Annabel Barboza; Whitney Garrett, Color Guard; Derek Keener, French horn

DOUBLE SPRINGS – Candi Baker; Heather Steele, Color Guard; Jessica Bailey, Color Guard

ELKMONT – Trey Powers, trumpet

FALKVILLE – Crystal Carver, flute; Jade Tarpley, head Majorette

FLORENCE – Kayla Allison, Color Guard; Roxanne Bowles, Lionette; Elizabeth Brewer, Lionette; Tosha-Paige Brewer, head Lionette; Jessica Carpenter; Sarah Jo Clark, Lionette; Emily Darby, Majorette; Donnyelle C. Horn, Color Guard; Tiffany Jones, Lionette; Brittany Jordan, Majorette; Amber Lindsey, Color Guard; Meagan Malone, Majorette; April McCrory, Color Guard; Courtney Petty, Lionette

GOODSPRING – Jordan Amerson, Lionette

HAMILTON – Lauren Brooke Cochran, Lionette

HANCEVILLE – Dustin Varner, trumpet

HARTSELLE – Doug A. Teuscher, contra bass clarinet and tenor drums; Hayden Grove, Majorette; Chase Fowler, trumpet

HOOVER – Griffin Hood, snare drum

IUKA, Miss. – Erica Russell, clarinet

JASPER – Jonathon Clark, percussion

KILLEN – Linzee Crunk, Lionette; Tara Smith, Majorette; Michelle Trotti, Color Guard; Lauren White, Majorette

LACEY’S SPRING – April Nicole Hall, trumpet

LEXINGTON – Catie Bryan, Majorette

LORETTO, Tenn. – Jessica Renea Kerstiens, Lionette

MADISON – Brooke Brown, Lionette; Becca Courtney, Lionette; Maddie Wade, clarinet

MOULTON – Donialle Killen, Lionette

MONTEVALLO – Aly Smotherman, Lionette

MUSCLE SCHOALS – Megan Farris; Ryley Hatley, Lionette; Lindsey Lee Pate, Majorette; Kayla Pickle, Color Guard; Anna Seal, Majorette; Meagan Thomas, Lionette

PANAMA CITY, Fla. – Brian Jay, trumpet

PELL CITY – Meggin Major, Lionette

PULASKI, Tenn. – Brittney Swafford

RUSSELLVILLE – Anna Sullivan, Majorette

SHEFFIELD – Cassie McDaniel, Lionette

SULLIGENT – Jordan Roberts, Lionette

TONEY – Cody Lyman, French horn; Will Blair, baritone

TRINITY – Ariel Bolton, Color Guard; Haley Stephenson, Majorette; Breken Terry, Lionette

TRUSSVILLE – Malorie Popwell, Lionette

TUSCUMBIA – Brittney Bullion, Lionette; Drew Mills, euphonium; Jessica M. Robinette, Color Guard; Will Riley, tenor drums

WILSONVILLE – Whitney Sandlin, Lionette

The nationally known UNA band program includes seven bands: the Pride of Dixie Marching Band, the Symphonic Band, the Jazz Combo, the Percussion Ensemble, the UNA Pep Band, the Studio Jazz Band and the Wind Symphony. The program also includes the UNA Majorettes, the Lionettes dance-line and Color Guard.

For more information on the UNA band program, contact band director Lloyd Jones at 256-765-4362 or

PHOTOS AVAILABLE: For photos of any of the new UNA band members, contact the Office of University Communications at 256-765-4225 or