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SP Band Banquet

Brooke Keen (right) could not hold back the tears as she was selected as the South Panola Band’s Liz Woodard Memorial Scholarship Award Recipient at Thursday night’s Band Banquet. It has been 20 years since that fateful afternoon when Liz Woodard, drum major, was killed by her friend Melinda Cooper’s step-grandfather. Melinda Cooper Wilkey died last week. Ken Lewis, band director in March 1988, recounted the day the shooting happened and told those who were not even born the story of Woodard an

Keen receives Liz Woodard Memorial Scholarship Award