Damian Rodriguez is a freshman at UNC Charlotte majoring in computer science. He plans on attending Officer Candidate School in pursuit of a promising career as a military aviator, with hopes of one day becoming an astronaut.
At our last home game, we made a special presentation to Phil and Lisa Dubois for their unwavering support of the Pride of Niner Nation Marching Band.
Makenzie Davis is a freshman at UNC Charlotte majoring in math. She plans to concentrate in actuarial sciences in order to pursue becoming an actuary after graduation.
Hayden Askea is a freshman at UNC Charlotte, and he is a clarinet player in the Pride of Niner Nation Marching Band. He is studying marketing in hopes of working with student groups in the hospitality and tourism industry.
Connor Ridgeway is a freshman at UNC Charlotte. He plans on majoring in music education and wants to become a high school band director. This is his first year as a member of PNNMB’s trumpet section.
Kayla Jones is a sophomore transfer student at UNC Charlotte, majoring in biology. After graduation, she plans to continue her education by attending medical school, in order to her pursue her goal of becoming a pediatrician.
Matthew Barker is an incoming freshman from Vale, North Carolina. He will be graduating from West Lincoln High School this June where he is the Student Body Vice President.
As the "Pride of Niner Nation" Marching Band approaches our fifth season, we introduce you to our drum majors; Emily Golden, Gavin Fulker and Roderick Keys.
Tucker Smith graduated this weekend with his Bachelor of Music, concentration in Music Education. He started his journey with the “Pride of Niner Nation” Marching Band during our inaugural year as Tenor Saxophone Section Leader.