Phelps earns Marines March of Greatness honors

Kristopher Phelps - Marine Corps March of Greatness

GILBERT, SC (WACH) -- Each week the Marines honor one member of the marching band with the March of Greatness Challenge Coin.

This week’s Marine Corps March of Greatness award winner is Kristopher Phelps from Gilbert.

Kristopher is the percussion section leader for the Gilbert High School Marching Band. He’s been 1st Chair in the all-region band 3 times and 1st chair in the all-state band once He was also named to the all-state orchestra. He’s also participated in both the Winthrop and USC Honor Bands

In the community Kristopher volunteers at several nursing homes as well as in various activities with the Beta Club.

To request information about the Marine’s Music program or other opportunities, visit

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