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The Marching Wildcats are under the leadership of Mr. Donovan V. Wells, Director of Bands. Mr. Wells is a 1984 alumnus of Bethune-Cookman University and a 1995 graduate of the Norfolk State University Graduate School of Music in Norfolk, Virginia.
Marching Wildcats are a 325 member unit which includes instrumentalists, the Sophisticat Flag Corp, and the 14 Karat Gold Dancers. Known as "The PRIDE", the band strives to bring the finest in half-time performances to viewing audiences. The nationally famous 14 Karat Gold dancers are made up of select young ladies who exemplify exceptional dance skills, poise, and class. The dancers are featured performers in all engagements of the Marching Wildcats and occasionally perform as a solo act. The 14K dancers and Marching Wildcats can be seen frequently in BET video clips promoting Black Colleges as well as Netflix's Marching orders which highlights the calm before the storm. The Sophisticat Flag Corp has been recognized as one of the most exciting auxiliary units in the south. The corp is known for its blending of traditional flag techniques with innovative choreography to create highly entertaining presentations.