The 2022-2023 MPHS Tiger Dolls
Mount Pleasant High School Tiger Dolls win virtual Hip Hop Showdown.
The Mount Pleasant High School Tiger Dolls competed virtually in the Pastry Hip Hop Showdown presented by American Dance/Drill Team and Pastry, a dancewear company. There were 40 entries from elementary to high school, with 25 in the high school division. At the end of prelims, the Tiger Dolls were among the six finalists and then went on to be named the High School Division Champions.
The Tiger Dolls are currently preparing for competition season beginning in February. They are under the direction of Jaton Broach.
MPHS members of the All-Region Band
Top (L to R): Adriel Bagsic, Mauricio Farias, Luke Thurman, Orion Senence, Jose Fuentes, Andrew Perez, Bryan Garcia, and Oscar Castellanos
Bottom (L to R): Manoa Bagsic, Zoë Newman, Karli Hill, Juanita Gutierrez, Madison Carpenter, Hannah Bowles, Christopher Sorto, and Shpat Zeqaj
Contact: Kelly Cowan
MPHS Goin’ Gold Band members named to High School All-Region Band
Sixteen Mount Pleasant High School Goin’ Gold Band members were named to the High School All-Region Band after auditions on December 9 at North Lamar High School. Seven of the fourteen have qualified for Area auditions.
Advancing to Area auditions are Hannah Bowles (1st chair Contra-Bass Clarinet), Mauricio Farias (1st chair Tuba), Shpat Zeqaj (2nd chair Oboe), Manoa Bagsic (2nd chair Bb Clarinet), Jose Fuentes (5th chair Bb Clarinet), Andrew Perez (6th chair Bb Clarinet), and Orion Senence (3rd chair Trumpet).
Also selected for the High School All-Region Band were Bryan Garcia (4th chair Piccolo), Adriel Bagsic (9th chair Trumpet), and Madison Carpenter (12th chair Trumpet). Also, Karli Hill (6th chair Flute), Christopher Sorto (13th chair Bb Clarinet), Juanita Gutierrez (22nd chair Bb Clarinet), and Oscar Castellanos (7th chair Tenor Trombone).
Area auditions will take place on January 7 at Berkner High School in Richardson.