Soucy said security is tight at the event. Officials on the scene make sure credentials are valid and all marching units are in the right spot.
“It’s such an important parade,” he said. “They tell us what size step to take. We must maintain 10 yards between us and the next unit. Everything is so detailed.”
Soucy said there is still a lot of hard work ahead, but his students will take it all in stride and keep their heads on straight.
“They appreciate what they do and they support each other, that’s our goal,” he said. “And, in 20 years, they’ll remember in great detail what they did on this trip.”