Pride of Poteau Marching and Concert Band
Photo by Heritage Portraits
Directors: Joey Marsh (Director of Bands), Mary Perkin (Assistant Directors of Bands), and Lauren Peck-Weisenfels (Guard Instructor)
Nightly rehearsal: Monday night from 5 pm-8 pm for marching season and 5 pm-7 pm for concert season.
The Pride of Poteau Marching and Concert Band is a Sweepstakes (similar to a state championship) winning organization. They have repeatedly proved their level of outstanding skill at innumerable competitions and concerts in 2012-2013.
Just a few of the awards they have won in the past are as follows: a Sweepstakes, Grand Championship of a competition with several 6A bands (including Durant, Midwest City, Guthrie, etc.), Outstanding Drum line and Drum Major at every competition that gave awards for each caption, and Superior ratings at Regional Marching Competition in McAlester for four consecutive years.