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ATWOOD (May 8) — Senior West Carroll Marching War Eagle field commander Kaci Fowler will continue her education and music career at Bethel University as a member of Renaissance. A signing …
ATWOOD (May 8) — Senior West Carroll Marching War Eagle field commander Kaci Fowler will continue her education and music career at Bethel University as a member of Renaissance. A signing ceremony was held Friday in the West Carroll gym with limited attendance and social distancing measures.
Topping a long list of accomplishments in Fowler’s two years as field commander is her first place finish in the finals of the 2019 Division I state marching band championship.
She will play flute as a freshmen with the Renaissance Regiment and then have an opportunity to audition for a spot on the podium as field commander.
Director of Renaissance Bands Keith Cottrill spoke glowingly of his new pupil. “She had a fantastic audition, plus I had the chance to see her as West Carroll’s field commander. I see leadership roles in the future for her. She seems like a very good student, a good kid and a great fit for our university.”
West Carroll Director of Bands Michael Nelson called Fowler “a highly-motivated, goal-oriented student who is passionate about the arts.” He said, “I’m very excited about the next part of her journey. I know she’ll do great things at Bethel. I’m very proud.”
Fowler told The Banner she chose Bethel because “It’s close to home, and it’s a great school.” She called it “an honor” to have been a Marching War Eagle. “It gave me many opportunities to lead and make more friendships with my band family.”
She plans to pursue a career in nursing.