FDSH band marches for Sugar Bowl

Students are in New Orleans for parade, performances

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Hoo Won and Lizzie Baker lead the Dodger All American Marching Band from Fort Dodge Senior High in the parade for the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans Sunday. The students also performed Monday in Jackson Square, said Patricia Hayes of Fort Dodge.
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From right to left Collin Ellsbury, Nathan Hayes, Grace Sweeney, and Matthew Anderson perform with Fort Dodge’s marching band on parade in the Big Easy for the Sugar Bowl.
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From left, Madi Smith, Annie Niemeyer, Dimitry Grantham, Alecia Reed, Jacob Laird, and Austin Jorgensen enjoy a masquerade ball Sunday night in New Orleans with their bandmates from Fort Dodge Senior High, on their trip to march in the Allstate New Year’s Eve Sugar Bowl parade.
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Fort Dodge Senior High students join others in practice Monday morning with a giant flag to be used during pregame of the Sugar Bowl Monday night.

The students also performed Monday in Jackson Square, said Patricia Hayes of Fort Dodge. “The kids enjoyed it immensely,” Hayes said. “A thrill to march in a televised parade with thousands of people lining the streets.” Some band members also got to talk with members of the University of Alabama Crimson tide marching band. Orchestra members also participated in the trip.

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