Posted: Nov 22, 2012 2:37 PM by Ian Auzenne
A member of the UL band is taking home an early Christmas gift from the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Trumpeter Eric Gaudet won the 2012 Bob Hope Scholarship Award. According to the Bob and Delores Hope Charitable Foundation, the award is given to a band member in the parade who "who best reflects the values and attributes that Bob Hope represented to millions of Americans, both at home and overseas." Gaudet won a $5,000 scholarship and an additional $5,000 for the UL band.