Every Friday night during football season, Dance Line Captains Sarah Wilson and Clara McDaniel and Flag Line Captains Heather Harden and Amber Johnson, a.k.a AJ either danced or twirled a flag.
Sarah is a senior this year at THS. This is Sarah's seventh year as a clarinet player in the band and her fourth year as a dance line member. Sarah enjoys being a captain.
"I like being able to get things done that I want done. Having the authority is fun at times... especially when I get to call the shots," she said.
In her spare time she enjoys shooting pool, riding four-wheelers, and hanging out with her boyfriend. Sarah also competes in dance with Augusta West Dance Studio and is a dancer for Georgia College and State University.
Clara is a junior this year and is in her third year as an auxiliary member. She has been a clarinet player for the past six years. Clara has a fun time being a captain.
"I enjoy teaching the girls new routines and helping them out with their difficult areas."
In Clara's spare time she likes to go flying with her dad and hang out with her best friends and boyfriend. Clara is also a choir assistant for the younger children at First Methodist Church of Thomson.
Heather is a senior at THS. This is her seventh year being in the band playing the bass clarinet and her second year as holding a captain position on the flag line. Heather likes being a captain because she gets to represent the flag line as well as taking on the challenge of keeping the team together. She also enjoys playing soccer, reading, talking to friends, and watching movies.
This is AJ's third year being a flag line member and her sixth year as being a bass clarinet player for the Thomson School system. AJ is a junior this year at THS. She enjoys being a captain but it is not always easy.
"I truly dislike hearing the girls complain about things they can not change and them not accepting their best even when their best is only good," AJ said.
In her spare time she enjoys listening to music, surfing the web, and sleeping. AJ in a member of many clubs at THS including track and field, BETA, student council, Spanish club, FBLA, FCA, and 4-H.