Sarah Witt, Sweetwater High School Band Drum Major, was the recipient of the coveted John Philip Sousa Band Award at this weekend's SISD Band Awards Banquet. Sarah has served the band in many capacities over the past four years, including Drum Major for the 2010 Marching Season. Sarah has also competed in UIL Solo and Ensemble events as well as All Region Band. The John Philip Sousa Band Award is the pinnacle of achievement for high school band students. Created in 1955, the award honors the top student in a high-school band and recognizes superior musicianship and outstanding dedication. Sarah is the daughter of Jamie and Kathy Witt.           --Steven Nasworth