by Charles Honey, photos by Dianne Carroll Burdick
Rockford Public Schools —
Ever wonder how it would feel to march and play in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade? Members of the Rockford High School Marching Band can tell you exactly how: nervous and excited. "I'm nervous about it, but it's also super-exciting," says junior Paige Bristol, one of 308 band members who planned to march in the nationally televised pageant this Thursday. "So many people are going to see it, and you only get one shot to do it"