Two county musicians earn all-state band honors

Ayden Sunigan, Bowie High School.
Charlie Hilton, Nocona High School.

Two Montague County high school musicians were named to the All-State Band this past weekend.
The Association of Texas Small School Bands announced the all-state selections this past weekend. More than 10,000 high school band students from across Texas auditioned in 22 different regions for a place in their respective all-region bands.
The top chairs in each region advanced to one of the five area auditions this past weekend across the state and only 280 of these 2,288 students were selected for all-state honors.
Ayden Sunigan, a sophomore in the Bowie High School Mighty Marching Maroon, earned a spot in the band repeating a feat he completed last year as a freshman clarinet player.
Charlie Hilton, sophomore Nocona High School Band tuba player, also earned a spot in the all-state band.

Read the full story in the mid-week Bowie News.