The high school senior was honored Monday during a special ceremony.
A Peters Township High School senior is one of 125 musicians chosen nationwide to join the U.S. Army All-American Marching Band. Richie MacKay—who plays xylophone, mallets and timpani, or the kettle drums—will now be part of the performance on Jan. 5 as part of the National All-American Bowl game for the nation's top high school football players. A special ceremony was held on Monday for MacKay. Click here to see the report from KDKA. Share your congratulations with Richie MacKay in the comments below!
Plus, how some music students can get in for FREE.
If you love music but aren't inclined to attend tonight's football game, you're missing a heck of a show. Normally halftime is when high school marching bands show their stuff, but eight different groups will show off their skills Saturday during the 18th annual Mighty Indian Band Festival. The special event begins at 7 p.m. in the Peters Township High School stadium. Performing with the Peters marching band are: Also slated to perform are the Peters Township High School's choirs. All adult tickets are $6 and students/senior citizens are $4. But Peters music students in grades 4-7, if you click here and print out the flyer, you can get in free with the purchase of one adult ticket. GO INDIANS! Share your band festival experiences in the …