Glen Rose High School band member Laney Whitefield has qualified to advance to the Texas high school band state solo and ensemble competition in twirling for the second year in a row. Whitefield, a sophomore, earned a No. 1 rating in the UIL twirling competition, to be held in June. Whitefield, who has been a twirler since she was in the first grade, will be attempting to earn a No. 1 rating at the state level for a second straight year.