There are 195 performers in the Saline High School marching band this year. Each year, the band plays the national anthem, entertains the crowd with a halftime routine, and enlivens parades from Homecoming to Memorial Day.
Over the next few weeks, The Saline Post profiles leaders in the band.
Meet Drum Major Michael Lance
Name: Michael Lance
Parents: Tom Lance / Marie Lance
Grade: Junior, 11th
Title in the band: Drum Major
Describe your job in the band:
I undertake many jobs within the band. They can range anywhere from conducting the band to helping a member learn their drill.
Above all, my number one job is to inspire those around me and keep a positive attitude.
What was your reaction when you learned of your new role?
I was stunned when I first heard the position was granted to me.
What do you like most about Friday nights at Hornet Stadium?
What I enjoy most about Friday nights is the energy that floods the stadium.
Who is the funniest player in band? . Caleb Meehan
Do you have any Friday superstitions/routines? I always make a protein smoothie before I leave for the game.
Other sports and extracurricular activities: Baseball and Jazz Band
Favorite subject in school: Chemistry
Favorite ice cream: Vanilla
Post high school plans: Attend college