Jackson High School Student of the Month - Musical Excellence

Jackson High School selected two outstanding students for our February Student of the Month in Musical Excellence.
Alex Banning is a band leader of three jazz combos and the leader for two brass ensembles (both of which are heading to state competition).  He is the lead trumpet player in the school’s top jazz band, the principal trumpet player in the Honors Wind Ensemble which will be performing at Carnegie Hall in May, and was selected as one of twenty students in the state to the Washington All-State Jazz Band.  Alex recently auditioned for selection into the Michigan State University Jazz Studies program where he hopes to further develop his music passion, proficiency and talent.
Nicole Moffat has demonstrated musical excellence in percussion ensemble and honors wind ensemble for the past four years at Jackson.  She has qualified to compete at state with her percussion ensemble, and she will be performing at Carnegie Hall in May with the school’s Honors Wind Ensemble.  Nicole has been accepted into several colleges and she plans to major in International Studies and continue her love of music participating in various music ensembles.