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Making History in New York City

This year, Pride of the Mountains will become one of the only bands in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade history to perform twice in five years. Over 500 Catamounts will make the trip from Cullowhee to New York City to march in the parade. The journey to this incredible day begins now! Follow along on this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Behind the Scenes - Unsung Heroes

It takes a village to produce a halftime show. It takes an even bigger village to move the band from Cullowhee to somewhere like New York City. Meet a couple of the unsung heroes that help make Pride of the Mountains as we know it happen week in and week out. Watch More BTS Videos


Leading With A Purpose - Visual Story

“It teaches you how to be a part of something that is bigger than yourself and how to really get involved in the school.” Keely Thomas is a senior at Western Carolina University, she is a double major in forensic science and chemistry.
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Pride of the Mountains percussionist


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