The 64th Iowa All-State Festival concert took place November 20th at the Hilton Coliseum in Ames. Pella High School Band Director Dick Redman says that 13 of his students participated in the concert after being chosen from a panel of judges on October 23 in Indianola. Redman adds that he was very happy with the performance of all his students and said that it was a great opportunity for them. Redman was also honored at the event. He was given the thirty-five year Teacher Tenure Award.