ALLEN (AP) - The Allen High School band is in Atlanta, Georgia today to participate in the Chik-fil-A Bowl.
The 52 band members from Allen Consolidated Schools and 11 adult sponsors left on Thursday, and band director Richard Lacy says band members and community raised the $42,000 needed for the trip. The band marched in the Chik-fil-A Bowl Parade, and will be involved in the pregame and halftime performances. The Allen school has 52 of its 66 students participating in band. The game between #14 Clemson and #8 LSU is scheduled for a 6:30 start and will be televised on ESPN.