DANVILLE — WorldStrides Heritage Performance programs has invited the marching band from Danville High School to perform at the 2013 McDonald’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. They will join marching bands from across the country in the halftime show finale of this major college bowl game.

Under the direction of Christie Cochran, the Danville High School marching band will travel to Chicago where they will rehearse with the mass band and learn from nationally acclaimed adjudicators.

Cochran has been teaching for 26 years and will be personally leading the Danville High School group of 55 students to Chicago. Cochran is excited to have the opportunity to travel to the 2013 McDonald’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on a WorldStrides Heritage Performance program. To learn how you can help Danville High School’s fundraising efforts, contact Christie Cochran at 740-502-7793 or christie.cochran@danvilleschools.org.

WorldStrides Heritage Performance programs congratulate Christie Cochran and the Danville High School marching band for earning this once-in-a-lifetime invitation. Visit www.worldstridesheritageperformance.org to learn more about marching band travel opportunities.



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