Byrnes Senior Tapped As Top Band Student In State

Byrnes High School student, Matthew Powell, is playing a happy tune this week, after being named the best band student in South Carolina!  Powell, a senior at Byrnes, was named Outstanding Bandsman for 2016 by Phi Beta Mu International School Bandsman Fraternity.  The award, given annually, recognizes the top band students in the state.

Powell was honored with award at the All-State Band Clinic last weekend at Furman University.  The senior trumpet player was also drum major for the Rebel Regiment marching band this year.

Congratulations, Matthew Powell!