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Who are the Robstown Band boosters?

The Robstown Band is supported by their boosters
Robstown band boosters
Posted at 5:50 AM, Dec 10, 2020

A group of parents have come together to ensure students at a Coastal Bend high school are marching their way to victory.

The Robstown High School marching band has 63 participants. Some say marching band is a performing art.

Others call it a sport. Regardless of what you consider it, it takes a lot to keep things running smoothly and that's where the band's boosters come in.

"I walk around and take all of the pictures and whatever I gotta do for the parents that can't be there,” said Belinda Trevino, the group's historian.

"I communicate with the directors,” booster president Sandy Canales said.

"If she's not available they contact me,” booster vice president President Eva Vasquez said.

Those are just some of the dutiesthat the Robstown band boosters do.

Robstown Band Boosters are volunteers that are dedicated to the Robstown Independent School District in support of the Robstown Band from sixth grade through high school.

There are about 20 volunteers. They donate their time, food, water and sometimes even assume different roles to ensure success of the band.

"I'm the cook in the back," said Angie Landeros, who volunteers with the group. "My husband and I, we also build stuff for props and things that the band may need."

Canales says volunteering is a year-round job and they do it on top of working their regular jobs. But she says it's not a burden as they love seeing the students grow and compete.

"It's about doing good things for the band students," she said. "You're there as their support system."

This year, the pandemic had an impact on their fund raising efforts, but they continue to make sure the kids have what they need.

No matter what obstacles they face, we're told it's a tiny gesture that makes it all worth it.

"It's just a simple thank you from the kids,” said Landeros.

To volunteer you can go to their Facebook page here.