Congratulations to the following BISD middle school band students for being selected for one of the Region 5 All-Region bands. More than 500 students from Birdville, Mansfield, and Arlington school districts competed in the event. Almost 60 percent of this year’s middle school region band members are from Birdville schools. Region 5 Middle School Symphonic Band members are: Haltom Middle – Anika Boulommavong, Jovan Bravo, Sebastian Carrillo, Kaitlin Covert, Hannah Floyd, Nicole Holguin, Raimson Inthakoun, Elizabeth Longshore, Rafael Perez, Diego Reyna, Chris Skinner, Jeffry Ulloa, Fatima Valadez and Darlena Vu; North Oaks Middle – Peter Armendariz, Caroline Berry, Kenneth H. Bui, Geovany Escobar, Samantha Guerrero, Sebastian Morales and Annie Nguyen; North Richland Middle – Ryan Arif, Ben Mcendree, Grit Saichua, Tyler Stiles and Michael Vance; North Ridge Middle – Lauren Posey, Joshua Pruett and Marshall Shake; Richland Middle – Jaquelyn Banner, Brian Cano, Leslie Esparza, Kayla Goins, Jesus Gonzalez, Sydney Hocker, Dylan Hutchison, Erica Johnson, Aaron Norwood, Israel Omodi, Karina Rodelo, Abigail Rodriguez, Gage Rushing, Sean Smith and Alyssa Thao; Smithfield Middle – Jackson Boyd, Hannah Fette, Cami Henyan and Jordan Proffer; and Watauga Middle – Ethan Jasso, Kaetlynn Mccurry, Trey Pratt, Jax Ramsey and Bryan Rodriguez. Region 5 Middle School Concert Band: Haltom Middle – Giselle Carrillo, Maryel Cazares, Kendra Davis, Valerie Esquivel, Yenahira Maisonet, Danielle Marquez, Magali Munoz, Marco Munoz, Maria Ortega and Joel Roden; North Oaks Middle – Emily Castro, David Delaney, Matthew D. Gardere, Sebastian I. Gonzalez, Alexis Hernandez, Ana E. Huerta, Autumn Jettie, Nicholas Manyloun and Tyra N. Nivong; North Richland Middle – Jasmine Cantu, Dillon Cardenas, Caitlin Celis, Thomas Conner, Peter Hanna, Drake Nelson, Taylor Pipes and Anissa Prieto; North Ridge Middle – Tony Anderson, Marti Bowen, Jazmaine Carter, Victoria Duermeyer, Angelique Farnham, Cole Hughes, Dalton Jones, Noah Lewis, Emily Mclain, Emily Mullins, Megan Murillo, Kevin Pang, Adamma Silva, Dalton Thomas and Kaileemarie Trinh; Richland Middle – Sheridan Davis, Anly Do, Joshua Martinez, Adrian Matancillas, Arlo Walker and Ethan Wong; Smithfield Middle – Yvann Aguilar, Mikaela Applebury, Cody Mercer, Ann-Elise Mitcham, Meagan Overcash, Tanner Rhodes, Mark Sherman and Jacob Villarreal; Watauga Middle – Jacob Aldrich, Devon Dobbs, Spencer Elliott, Josue Fernandez, Isabel Garcia Cabrera, Jaclyn Haggard, Katia Lopez and Samantha Ponce.