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Highland FFA student will perform at 84th National FFA Convention

Kayleigh Kochevar
Highland FFA Reporter

When the lights are dimmed and a hush descends upon an audience of more than 54,000 at the nation’s largest annual student convention this Oct. 19 through Oct. 22, 2011, in Conseco Fieldhouse, Melissa Danielson will share the spotlight in a musical performance that will inspire the crowd and provide memories to last a lifetime.

Melissa Danielson of the Highland FFA Chapter has been selected to play trombone in the National FFA Band. The student submitted an audition tape and was one of 80 FFA members selected to help bring full instrumental balance to the band.

The band will perform several times at the 84th National FFA Convention, adding excitement and motivation to the session through their music/ National FFA Band members are chosen from a pool of more than 225 applications. The young musicians arrive in Indianapolis three days before the convention begins to rehearse.