…to Chauvin Aaron, drum major for the 2007 “Pride of Oklahoma!”

Perseverance really pays off, especially for University of Oklahoma music education senior Chauvin Aaron, four-year Pride of Oklahoma marching band member.

After spending three years among the finalists for drum major, Aaron finally heard his name announced last weekend at the Pride’s annual year-end banquet.

…But the third time was a charm for Aaron, even though he admits the thought of being the next drum major strutting down Owen Field hasn’t sunk in yet.

(The author may know a bit about the subject, too! :-): )

Update: Hometown newspaper article with picture here.