At the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Honor Band State Finals competition held July 19-20, the Henry Middle School band placed 1st in the Middle School 3C Classification and was named State Champion Honor Band. The Henry band will go on to perform at the TMEA State Convention in San Antonio this coming school year.  

The Cedar Park High School, Rouse High School, Canyon Ridge Middle School and Cedar Park Middle School bands also had the honor of participating in the competition, advancing to the State Finals round and placing in the top 10 concert bands in the state in their respective classifications.

The TMEA Honor Band Contest is the state advancement contest for Texas Concert Bands and consists of a Region, Area, State Semi-Finals and State Finals round. Bands submit recordings of their UIL Programs the spring to be judged, with small percentages advancing from round to round. Classifications have the opportunity to participate in alternating years. This year HS Class 5A and MS Class 3C submitted recordings. 

During the State Finals round of the competition, a state champion is selected within each classification to advance on to performance at the TMEA Convention the following school year. Last year, the Wiley Middle School band was named the 2022 2C Honor Band and performed at the TMEA Convention in February.