Band director: Dr. Alan Conaway.
A few words from the band director on the 2009 outlook: "Our band is young and lacks experience; however, it has a good attitude. We are looking forward to a good year."
Number in band: 60.
Class breakdown: 12 seniors, 10 juniors, 12 sophomores, seven ninth-graders, 10 eighth-graders and nine seventh-graders.
Section leaders: Morgan Wilkinson and Charity Knight (assistant), flutes; Rebecca Howell and Megan Kilgore (assistant), clarinets; Jacob Lynch and Clay Courtney (assistant) and Adam Haynes (assistant), saxophones; Jessica Crook and Samantha Thomason and Tommy Wilkinson (assistant), trumpets; Dillon Connell and Josh Lynch (assistant), trombones; and Stephen Smith, tubas.
Drum major: Kendra Kirby.
Head majorette: Caty Swindall.
Head dance line: Heather Watson.
Halftime show: "School's Out," "Enter Sandman," "Paint It Black," "Rubber Chicken" (drum break), "Stairway to Heaven" and "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap."
2009-2010 competition plans: Calhoun County Exhibition and three band contests to be decided.
Booster club officers: Richard White, president; Gene Hilley, vice president; Sharon Hilley, secretary; and Melissa Wilkinson, treasurer.
CHEERLEADERS Varsity football cheerleading squad: Danielle Burney, Kadyn Carroll, Sadie Dulin, Brittany Ford, Ashton Hester, Haley Muncher, Morgan Read, Whitley Shepard, Tiandra Tippins and Amber Usrey.
Awards: The Alexandria Varsity Cheerleaders recently returned from a National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) summer camp. The camp was held at Auburn University and attracted over 200 cheerleaders from the surrounding states. The cheerleaders received the following awards at camp: National Championship Bid Winner and Game Day Top Team Winner. The following cheerleaders were selected as NCA All-American Nominees: Danielle Burney, Kadyn Carroll, Sadie Dulin, Brittany Ford, Ashton Hester, Haley Muncher, Morgan Read, Whitley Shepard, Tiandra Tippins and Amber Usrey. The following cheerleaders were selected for the All-American Team: Haley Muncher, Kadyn Carroll and Danielle Burney.
Varsity cheer coach: Kathy Ray.
Junior high football cheerleading squad: Kaley Baird, Bridgette Beegle, Lexi Burney, Kennedy Christjohn, Haley Ford, Brianna McGrue, Alana Needham, Jasmine Smith, Magan Staggs, Anna Thacker and Amanda Young.
Awards: The Alexandria Jr. High Cheerleaders recently attended a home camp taught by the Alexandria Varsity Cheerleaders. The cheerleaders learned a variety of cheers, chants, dances and stunts that will be used throughout both football and basketball seasons.
Junior high cheerleader sponsor: Kristi Jennings.