The application process included video and audio recordings of the band performing, a history of the band program, a list of achievements and honors, along with letters of endorsement from Governor Mike Beebe and Senator Mark Pryor.
The marching band is actively doing fundraisers, seeking sponsors and donations to offset the estimated cost of more than $100,000 or $1,000 per student.
Anyone interested in becoming a sponsor or making a donation should contact the band director by phone at 501-447-1478, by email at email@example.com or click here.
The 2013 Inaugural Ceremonies theme, "Faith in America's Future" commemorates the United States' perseverance and marks the 150th anniversary of the placement of the Statue of Freedom atop the U.S. Capitol dome. The parade is organized by the Joint Task Force-National Capital Region, and participants are selected by the Presidential Inaugural Committee.