FAMU Announces First Female Drum Major

Courtesy of famunews.com
Courtesy of famunews.com

Cori Renee Bostic, a 20-year-old junior broadcast journalism major from Decatur, Georgia, has been named Florida A&M University’s first female drum major.

Bostic, who was appointed during FAMU’s annual band camp, will be heading the Marching 100 alongside two new drum majors, Joshua Honore and Marquel Bowen, during the upcoming band season.

The announcement, recently confirmed by university President Larry Robinson, marks a milestone in the school’s 72-year history.

“Our band leaders represent the diversity, dedication and academic prowess of our band scholars,” said FAMU band director Shelby Chipman. “We are excited about the opportunity to electrify Rattler fans/supporters near and far, as we also prepare to march in the Jan. 1, 2019, Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California.”

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