DeSoto Central High School’s band is about to make history by becoming the first Mississippi high school band to participate in the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in New York City.

The band, directed by Dennis Cox, will be among hundreds of groups participating in the tradition, which has been a part of New York City since 1762 to celebrate the city’s and country’s Irish heritage.

Read the full story here: http://www.clarionledger.com/story/news/2017/03/10/mississippi-band-new-york-st-patricks-parade/99006308/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter.


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