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Two Sikeston band students take part in Macy's parade

Thursday, November 29, 2012

leonnah@standard-democrat.com

SIKESTON -- Most of their peers were probably snuggled in their beds in the wee hours of Thanksgiving Day as two Sikeston High School band students prepared to march in the 86th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Seniors Grace Neeley and Alexis Arthur were among the approximate 250 high school students from across the nation that made up the Great American Marching Band.

"It was so much fun," said Neeley, who plays the mellophone.

Arthur agreed.

"It sounded amazing," said Arthur, who plays the trumpet.

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