The William Byrd High School Marching Terriers held their Away Camp at Camp Bethel in Botetourt County during the week of July 29-August 4. They performed their new program for their families on the final day of camp.
Seniors in the William Byrd High School Marching Terriers band make their traditional walk across the practice field at the end of Away Camp on August 4. Seniors in the Class of 2019 include (left to right): Ashley Peters, Eva Pierce, Carmen White, Maggie Steuart, Nathan Ferris, Alyssa Summey, Emily Wheeler, Megan Wu, Sunyanna Anderson, Shea Sterling, Caleb Jones, and Rashad Vaughn.

This year the band has grown to about 83 members. Percussion players started practice back on July 9; the Color Guard, on July 16. Rookie band members began rehearsals on July 18. The entire band held Home Camp at WBHS the week of July 23 with this year’s Away Camp at Camp Bethel in Botetourt County from July 29 to August 4. Practice will continue on several afternoons each week back at Byrd once school gets under way.

Band Director Dan Plybon is returning for his 12th year leading the Marching Terriers. Denise Aspell, Director of sixth and seventh grade bands at…



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