Wilkes University President Patrick Leahy recently congratulated students Martina Barna and Sofia Soares on their selection as drum majors for the University marching band’s inaugural season. Pictured in the president’s office are, from left, Philip G. Si
Wilkes University Selects Drum Majors
2014 May 2Wilkes University recently selected Martina Barna and Sofia Soares as drum majors to lead the University's new marching band. The band - the only collegiate marching band in the region - will debut at the Colonels' first home football game in fall 2014. The women were chosen following auditions held earlier in the spring 2014 semester. They said that the new band gives them an ideal opportunity to enjoy a favorite activity while pursuing their academic interests.