In memory of the late band director, Mr. Wedge, three students collaborated to create a sculpture in his honor. The three students are juniors Jack McCahan, Anthony Franco and Kanin Fife. The dedication was on October 27 from 3-4 p.m.
“He may be gone, but now there is a piece of him that will be here forever. For all the future band students at Red Mountain, always push yourself to be better, work your hardest to be the best and remember to have a little fun while you’re here.”
– Anthony Franco
During the speech, the three students presented a miniature koala statue to Mr. Johnson, referencing an inside joke that Mr. Wedge resembled a koala. Students and staff members shared fond memories of Mr. Wedge.
“I am so proud of a group of our very own students who have created a beautiful memorial in honor of Vince. Vince certainly showed us the impact a human being can have on others, and for that he will always be part of who we are.”
– Principle Mr. Ryan
The sculpture will reside in the band room, Room 403.
(Featured photo by Ms. Saquella)