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Darlington Band Alumni, Aaron Jett graduates from North Carolina A & T State University

Darlington High School Band alumni graduates from North Carolina A & T State University.

Aaron Jett is Native of Darlington, South Carolina. He attended Darlington High School in 2010 as a freshman. He graduated from Darlington High School in 2014. While attending middle and high school in Darlington, Aaron served on the band for over 5 years. Initially, Aaron started as a saxophonist under the direction of Mr. Ernest Stackhouse and later furthered his talents to the trumpet. Aaron has been under the leadership of various Directors such as Ernest Stackhouse, Billie A. Williamson, Darnell "Tyson" Pickard, Xzavier Whiffield, and Christopher Simpson. Upon graduating from Darlington High School, Aaron became a student at North Carolina A & T State University. While at North Carolina A & T, Aaron joined the Marching Machine of North Carolina A & T and received a band scholarship. He marched for 4 years with the Blue & Gold Marching Machine and served as assistant section leader for the trumpet section in the 2016 & 2017 seasons. He also became a proud Spring 2017 initiate into the Mighty Iota Zeta Chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi National Honorary Band Fraternity, Incorporated. Director of Bands Brendan Johnson says: "I've known Aaron practically all of his life. I first met Aaron when he used to play t-ball at the neighborhood baseball field. I had the honor and privilege of marching alongside Aaron my last year on the DHS band in 2009. I'm proud of what he has become today."

We are all proud to say that Aaron is a great product of our band program, and we look forward to witnessing his success in the near future!!

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