Kingman Middle School band students show off their awards received from the district's recital night on Feb. 12 at Kingman Middle School. Seventh- and eighth-grade musicians earned ratings of Superior and Excellent based upon a musical rubric assessing students' accuracy in pitch, rhythm, technique, interpretation and artistry. In addition, from auditions held during the week, 11 Kingman Middle School band students were also selected for the Northwest Arizona Middle School Music Region's Honor Band Festival to be held May 1-2 in Flagstaff. The regional event showcases the best of the best middle school musicians from across Northwest Arizona. Front row (left to right): Amelia Butts (flute), Liz Merrett (flute), Juanitta Cooper (clarinet), Darlea Guthrie (clarinet); Row 2: Dallas Paulsen (clarinet), Amber Tackett (clarinet), Jenny Schuster (alto saxophone), Allie O'Neal (alto saxophone); Row 3: Triston Plumley (trumpet), Nicholas Altman (trumpet), Paulina Delgado (baritone), Cherry Niel (bassoon); Row 4: Joseph Wisden (percussion), Curtis Henry (percussion), Jerron Anthony (percussion), Breanna Troutman (percussion); not pictured: Patrick Chastain (trumpet).