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Tripp Pelichoff Receives Armstrong Award


(TAYLORVILLE) – Taylorville High School jazz band senior Tripp Pelichoff, left, was presented with the Louis Armstrong jazz award. The Fourteenth annual Taylorville High School evening of jazz and percussion was held on Thursday, Feb. 23. Tripp is a four-year jazz band member who excelled in his musicianship. He earned a trip to ILMEA All-State his junior year. Band Director Chris Gunn, right, said, “It has been a joy to have Tripp in the program and watch him grow as a musician. He has continually sought out musical knowledge and made it his own.”

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