The largest number of Ballard Memorial High School students ever has been selected for the Quad State honor band. Shown from left are (back row) Justin DeBaun, Justin King, Anthony Byerley, Elizabeth Chadwick, Molly Stokes, (front row) Naoma Curtis, Emily Jones, Hayden LeFevre and Tyler Pill. Dakota Stigall and Emmett Berry are not shown. The four-state event is held at Murray State University. This year, over 800 students applied. The group will go to Murray State on Feb. 21-22, with rehearsals set for Thursday night and all day Friday. The weekend will conclude with a concert on the stage of Lovett Auditorium on Saturday. While at MSU on Thursday and Friday, the students will have the chance to hear a couple of concerts and work with clinicians on their instruments.