MANHATTAN, Kan. - Kansas State University is expecting about 2,000 high-schoolers to participate in its annual Band Day.
The university says in a news release that students from 21 high school bands will get the chance Saturday to march through Manhattan. They'll also perform everything from "Sweet Caroline" to "God Bless America" during halftime of the Kansas State-Missouri State football game.
The Kansas State director of bands, Frank Tracz, called Band Day a great recruiting tool.
Students come from all parts of the state, including Great Bend, Wichita, Topeka and the suburbs of Kansas City. Besides the musicians, the high schools also are bring their flag and dance squads and twirlers.
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