CLOVIS (KSMX)- The Clovis High School Marching Band started its competitive season strong by being named “Grand Champion” in the Westerner Marching Contest, and the High Plains Marching Festival on Saturday.
The CHS Marching Band traveled to Lubbock, TX and Amarillo, TX on Saturday, October 5, to begin their competitive season.
They began their day at the Westerner Marching Contest in Lubbock where the band won awards for “Outstanding Color Guard,” “Outstanding Percussion,” and was crowned “GRAND CHAMPION” for the contest.
They finished their day in Amarillo at the High Plains Marching Festival. There they won “Best Large School Band” and were crowned “GRAND CHAMPION” for this contest as well.
Saturday, October 12, the band will travel to Midland for the Midland Bands of America contest.
The CHS Marching Band is under the direction of Bill Allred and is assisted by Timothy Clifford, Daniel Perez, Brandon Bahara, Stephanie Lenhart, Melissa Rice-Perez, Jennifer Flores, Color Guard instructors Savannah Muir and Trystan Hennessy, and student-teacher Dustyn Crane.