The Hurricanes head to the Big Apple
The West Harrison High School marching band rolled out of Gulfport early Saturday morning on their way to the Big Apple.
The band will march down the streets of New York City in this year’s 91st annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Thursday. Over two hundred students, along with many parents, lined up outside the band hall with luggage in hand, ready for their week long get away from home.
Two years ago, Band Director Tim Garrett applied for their spot in the show and the band is only one of seven high schools across the U.S. that will be performing.
The band arrived in New York Sunday morning and have a week long list of fun activities to enjoy before their big debut Thursday live on NBC.
After a 24 hour long bus ride, students were able to soak up the fun in Times Square. Today, the band headed to the Rockefeller Center for an appearance on this morning’s Today Show as well as visit the National September 11th Memorial and Museum.
News 25 will continue to keep you posted this week as we cheer on the band.