Bulldogs News · Watch: North Dallas drum major Laisha Torres explains her salute

“Drum Major, is your band ready?” That’s the familiar question posed to the North Dallas band drum major, who then gives a salute before turning around and directing the band. North Dallas drum major Laisha Torres explains her salute in the video.


Laisha Torres is in her first season as the drum major for the North Dallas marching band. In an earlier story, she said about how the “band has taught me a lot, to be myself and be confident.”  Laisha has said she wants to attend Texas Tech and study to be a mechanical engineer, but “I think band will continue to be a part of me in college.”


The North Dallas band seniors included (from left) Alexis Claudio, Jose Martin, Laisha Torres, Catherine Cruz, Jaime Cuadra, and Alexis Galindo. Not pictured were India Dennis, Elisama Juarez, Juan Lopez, Juan Medina, Yaretsy Munoz, Denise Sanchez, Yamilet Santamaria, Blessing Williams, and Karon Witcher.


North Dallas drum major Laisha Torres talks with band director Jesse Warmanen in the stands.