The John Philip Sousa Foundation has recognized two LISD HS bands for their exceptional achievements. The Leander HS Band has received the Sudler Shield, presented to outstanding HS marching bands that reflect continued excellence over a five-year period. LHS is the third LISD band to receive the Sudler Shield. The Vista Ridge HS Band has received the Sudler Flag of Honor, presented to outstanding HS concert bands that reflect continued excellence over a seven-year period. VRHS is the second band to receive the Sudler Flag of Honor.
Presentations of these awards to the bands will take place this spring. Congratulations to all current and former directors and students of these bands, whose hard work has resulted in these awards.