During today's Neches River Festival parade in Beaumont, all three Beaumont ISD high schools will perform. Each is easily identified by their uniforms and marching style.
Photos by Mark M. Hancock / © The Beaumont Enterprise
Ozen High School drum majors Marcus Gordon (left) and Leon Nolan (right) pose for a portrait at the high school in Beaumont on Thursday, April 13, 2006. Ozen is known for its high stepping and back-bending drum majors.
Central High School drum (left to right) Whitney Joseph, Ashlie Holmes and Chase Patten pose for a portrait at the high school in Beaumont. Central is known for its high knee stepping.
West Brook High School drum majors (from left to right) Megan Clark, Jonathan Pugh and Jayne Boykin pose for a portrait at the high school in Beaumont. West Brook is known for traditional heel-toe steps.
To learn more about these bands or the parade, please read Marching along, tootin' horns by Jamie Reid.