Cori Bostic Becomes FAMU’s First Woman Drum Major

[Copy] WordPress Image Size (4)For the first time in its 72-year history, FAMU has selected a woman to lead its marching band.

Cori Bostic, a junior broadcast journalism major from DeKalb County, Georgia, was chosen as one of The Marching 100’s drum majors, becoming the first woman to earn the title. After not being chosen the previous year, Bostic returned this year determined to make history.

Bostic previously played in the band’s piccolo section and lead her high school’s marching band as drum major.

Learn more about Bostic’s accomplishment here.

Kesi Felton


Kési Felton is a junior Journalism major from Atlanta, Georgia.She currently serves as the Content Director for Her Campus Howard and the Director of Communications for the Howard University Student Association. In addition to writing her own personal blog, she has written articles for The Hilltop, Walker's Legacy and Pretty Girls Sweat, LLC. Through digital storytelling, Kési hopes to amplify the voices and stories of underrepresented communities, beginning with Black women.

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