Other TUP 2017 Season Winners:
- Kelsey Witik
- Jordan Maragnan
- Tristan Pool
- Adomous Wright
- Sarah Linton
- Evan Hurst
- Ryan Kennedy
- Carolina Quinones
- Ryan Pyrch
- Aaron Embacher
- Ethan Hansen
- Ruby Hayes
Meghan is a sophomore nursing major from the clarinet section. She is a huge helper for the band, especially during preseason when she stayed to finish uniforms and clean music building multiple times. Fun fact about her is that she knows every word to “Introducing Me” from Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam.
Matt is a sophomore music education major hailing from the mello section. Matt goes above and beyond often to copy extra music for his mello friends. In his free time Matt enjoys to play volleyball and curling.
Jocelyn is a Junior majoring in Communication at UConn. She is also a proud member of the flute section! This year, she has directed her focus and talent toward her position as a DM. She is active in correcting form and always fills spots of absent people. Jocelyn also loves to dance to If. Like, a lot.
Hunter is a freshman from the Mello section. He is also a biomedical engineering major. He is always super energetic during rehearsal, encouraging to his peers, and prepared for every task at hand. Fun fact about Hunter: he used to live in England!
Shawn is a junior Molecular Biology major in the Saxophone section. Shawn always knows exactly what’s going on on the field, and is very good at remembering complexities of drill and music. Their favorite musician is “Weird Al” Yankovic.
Holly is a senior civil engineering major, mathematics minor in the front ensemble. Has been extremely helpful within the section, as well as guiding the freshmen on and off the field. She always has a positive attitude and volunteers for everything when offered. Fun awesome fact about Holly: She studied abroad in Sweden last spring and traveled to 14 countries!
Jimmy is a Freshman whose plays the wonderful baritone instrument. Jimmy always is a hard worker on the field during rehearsals and never forgets to count out loud to help his section. Fun fact about Jimmy is that he has many hobbies, but one of his favorites is candle-making!
Isabella is a Freshman from the Front Ensemble. She is in the ACES program here at UConn. Isabella constantly helps to load the pit truck and is always one of the last members to leave the field (even after the extra 20-30 minutes pit takes to load sound and instruments onto the truck)! Fun fact is that she loves to travel.
Kyle is a Freshman Mathematics major that plays Tenor Saxophone for the UCMB. He is very involved with Council and merchandise team, he also volunteers at many band events/competitions. A fun fact about Kyle is that he is learning to play the mellophone to audition for the Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps.
For the fall semester Lyle was a student at the University of Connecticut. He is now currently a music education major at Western Connecticut State University. Lyle is extremely enthusiastic and always bringing spirits high during rehearsal. He loves to dance in his free time, and hopes to one day to open up a studio with his friends to teach dance, vocal skills, and instrumental skills.
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