The Augusta High School Music Department presented "Festive Celebration" Tuesday night and a special presentation for senior citizens on Wednesday morning. The special concert featured the Concert Band, Jazz Band Take 2, Mixed Choir, Bella Cante, and Concert Choir. The Tuesday night concert was preceded with a silent auction to raise funds for the Take 2 show choir to travel to out of state competitions. Approximately $985 was raised.
Band Director Todd Hollis reported that Tuesday night's fundraising efforts for the Bruce family totaled $1,900. AHS student Patrick Bruce is undergoing medical testing at Mayo Clinic and the funds will help with accommodations for his family while they are in Minnesota.
Members and sponsors of the AHS Student Council served refreshments at the program and the following individuals were thanked for their efforts:
AHS Principal Donna Zerr, Assistant Principal Ryan Muhlig, Athletic Director Doug Law, Jeff Regier, Tim Laner, Julie Barker, Nichole Cisneroz, Brandon Unrein, Michelle Steffes, Sara Stiles, and Heather VanDever.