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Garinger High grad took his marching band talents and got out of NC. Now, he’s on TV

Garinger High grad Aaron Best, in a production photo from The CW’s docu-series “March.” Best is in the marching band at Prairie View A&M University — an HBCU in Texas. LEE MORGAN/THE CW

It’s been nearly eight years since Aaron Best graduated from Garinger High School and moved west from Charlotte to enroll at Prairie View A&M University, where he is currently a senior and a leader of the school’s marching band.

While multiple breaks from his studies have made it so that Best will be 26 years old this spring — when he expects to finally earn his degree in music education — those breaks also put him in a position to be something he wouldn’t otherwise have been if he’d made it through college on schedule:

A TV star.

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