35 Band students competed Saturday, January 9 at Area auditions for the right to call themselves All-State Band and Orchestra members. The average number of all-staters for a high school band in the state of Texas is less than 1. The following 13 STUDENTS from Coppell High School achieved this status: on Flute, Ludia Hong; on Oboe, Kristen Boyer; on Bassoon, Giselle Peng; on E-flat Clarinet, Kyle Whiting; on B-flat Clarinet, Michael Cho and Ashna Pathan; on Alto Clarinet, Gabby Ortiz; on Bass Clarinet, Bilal Haque; on Contra-Bass Clarinet, Claire Jordan; on Trumpet, Christopher Stubblefield and Christian Thorp; on Percussion, John Bishop and Kevin Yuan. Congratulations to these musicians for continuing the tradition of excellence. They will perform with the All-State Band and Orchestra in February.