"All marching band members to report to the Viking Cafe" rang across the public address system at Rowan County Senior High School Thursday morning.
State Rep. Rocky Adkins held a brief special meeting to inform the marching band at RCSHS that they would be participating in next week's inauguration of Governor-elect Andy Beshear.
Principal Brandy Carver submitted the application for the band to participate in the parade.
Adkins said one of the first calls he received from the governor-elect was to chair the inauguration committee.
In being part of that committee, Adkins said he had a "seat at the table" to review applications for entries.
"You've earned this," he told the students. "We'll see you next Tuesday at 10 a.m."