Timpson ISD Basketball News, BCIS Students, Parks Makes All-State Band

January 18, 2019 - Timpson ISD Bear Update

Basketball vs. Joaquin tonight – Here – VG/VB – 6:00 p.m.

BCIS Students Receive Certificates - Seven of my BCIS II students have received their MOS certificates in Microsoft Office Word 2016: Corey Branton, Christian Berry, Tahlia Wallace, Connor Lavoie, Ashlynn Lindgren, Brittany Hutto, and Sandra Cuevas.

Alyssa ParksTimpson’s Alyssa Parks Selected for Texas All-State Band - HOUSTON - The Association of Texas Small School Bands is pleased to announce the selection of the 2019 ATSSB All-State Band. More than 10,000 high school band students from across Texas auditioned in twenty-two different regions for a place in their respective all-region bands. The top chairs in each region advanced to one of the five area auditions held this past weekend across the state and only 280 of these 2,288 students were selected for all-state honors. The ATSSB All-State Bands will meet in rehearsals in San Antonio, Texas, February 13- 16 and will present a concert beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 16, 2019, in the Lila Cockrell Theatre of the Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center in downtown San Antonio. Dennis Johnson, Murray State University (Kentucky), will be the clinician-conductor of the All-State Concert Band. Dr. Cody Birdwell, University of Kentucky, will be the clinician-conductor of the All-State Symphonic Band.

Alyssa Parks, a sophomore member of the Timpson High School Band, was selected as a member of this band. She was chosen for this honor in competitive auditions held this year across the state at region and area levels. Alyssa plays clarinet in band at Timpson under the direction of Rhonda Daniel and John Dupnik, who are members of the Association of Texas Small School Bands, a 1175-member group of band directors in class 1A, 2A, 3A, and 4A high schools in Texas. She earned her position in the All-State on the Alto Clarinet. This is her first time to perform as a member of the ATSSB All-State Band. Her other interests at school include cheerleading, academic UIL, and taking college classes. She is the daughter of Dwyer and Marie Jackson.

From left: Fabian Martinez, Alyssa Parks, Rebekah Parks, Corey Branton

Rebekah Parks (senior, flute), Corey Branton (junior, euphonium), and Fabian Martinez (junior, tuba), also competed at the area tryouts this past weekend representing Timpson. Each of these students earned fifth place in their sections. Congratulations to each one of these students! We are proud of how you represented our school and community!