Students from the Tamaqua Area Middle School participating in the District 10 Bandfest West include: (first row) Devan Valentine, Robert Smith, Faith Roberts, Chance Szabo, Monica Shimko; (second row) Jeff Letterhouse, Tyler Roberts, Adam Shumgart, Kyle Ruch, James Bynon and Jenny Beck. The bandfest was held May 6 at the Hamburg Area High School. Participants include selected students representing schools in Schuylkill, Carbon and Berks Countiles. The Tamaqua students were escorted by band director Mark E. Beltz.