The parade will be held Jan. 1, 2013 in Pasadena, CA, and be witnessed by hundreds of millions of people in person or on television.
“You should be proud as a community,” Bixby said, to be represented by the Marching Trojan Band in the 2013 Rose Parade.
Lassiter’s three previous appearances came between 1988 and 2001, all under 30th-year band director Alfred Watkins.
Every year, roughly 80 marching bands apply to participate in the parade. The