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From playing piano in Thailand to marching in the band

Junior Aim Achalapong plays synthesizer at the Edwardsville Tiger Ambush Classic Marching Band Festival. Achalapong learned to play piano in Thailand and decided to join the marching band for the year she was here.

Anna Pavlisin, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018

While living with alumnus Luke Whitten’s family for her junior year, Thai exchange student Aim Achalapong has joined the marching band as a synthesizer player. After encouragement from her dad to come to the United States, Aim decided to become an exchange student. “A lot of people from my s...

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