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Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band announces new 2023–2024 drum majors

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The Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band drum major announcement post on March 29, 2023.

The Texas A&M Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band has selected its newest drum majors for the 2023-24 academic year.

On March 29, the band announced its incoming leadership via an Instagram post.

The 2023–2024 drum majors are as follows:

  • Combined Band Drum Major: mechanical engineering junior Jared Foltyn of B Company

  • Infantry Band Drum Major: nuclear engineering junior Cade Mahlen of B Company

  • Artillery Band Drum Major: statistics junior Jackson Polston of C Company

“Drum major candidates complete a thorough selection process that consists of multiple tryouts,” Marketing and Communications Assistant Commandant Amy Thompson wrote in an email to The Battalion. “All applicants are evaluated on academic performance, performance in the Corps, success in previous leadership positions, peer/staff evaluations and their leadership vision for the future.”

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Ana Renfroe
Ana Renfroe, Head News Editor
Ana Renfroe, Class of 2025, is a journalism junior with a minor in professional writing from Bryan, Texas. Ana has served as The Battalion's head news editor from May 2023 to May 2024. Previously, she was the assistant news editor for the spring 2023 semester. Ana has covered breaking news, politics, and more. She typically covered the Texas A&M System and university administration, Texas and Bryan-College Station politics, student government and more. Ana previously hosted and produced episodes of The Batt Signal, The Battalion's news podcast. Additionally, she was a copyeditor and feature writer for Maroon Life magazine, and helped contribute to the Aggieland Yearbook.
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