Sarah Benson of New Hartford, is one of nearly 150 students participating with the Pride of The Valley Marching Band at Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pa.
Benson, a graduate of New Hartford Senior High School, is pursuing a bachelor’s of science degree in music education.
The Pride of The Valley Marching Band includes 140 students, both music and non-music majors representing almost every academic program on campus.
The marching band performs at all home football games as well as appearances at various exhibitions throughout the fall semester.
She is the daughter of Mark and Amy Benson of New Hartford and formerly of the town of Lee.