Five high school students and eight middle school students from West Hancock recently were chosen for honor bands.

Chrysta Bruns, Anja Schneider, Chance Eden, Autumn Hildebrand and Grace Rosin participated in the North Iowa Bandmasters Association High School Honor Band on Jan. 6 in Mason City.

Participating in the Karl King Middle School Honor Band in Fort Dodge on Jan. 13 were Nolan Vaske, Isabelle Rosin, Amelia Collins, Natalie Barranca, Destiny Hildebrand, Nadia Redenius, Morgan Francis and David Smith.