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Marching Warriors celebrate phenomenal season!
The Weddington Marching Warriors have just finished a phenomenal season! They have competed in both North and South Carolina, bringing home numerous honors and awards. Special congratulations go to our drum major, Mikayla Bellardini, for earning 1st place drum major and the Showcase of Champions in Mt. Pleasant, NC. The Marching Warriors earned 2nd place music, and placed 2nd in class 2A at the Olde English Festival of Bands in Rock Hill, SC, also earning a spot in Finals competition where they placed 7th overall. At the Blue Devil Invitational at Mooresville HS, the band placed 2nd in class 3A, along with 1st place marching, 2nd place colorguard, and 2nd place general effect. The Marching Warriors finished with a bang at Porter Ridge's Pirate Cove Invitational, finishing 1st in class 3A and earning 1st place in marching, music, percussion, colorguard, and general effect, as well as earning the Jim Hill Award for highest scoring Union County band!
The Marching Warriors are under the direction of Jill Brooks with assistance from Mekel Rogers, Katie Morgan, and Nick Dain. The drum major is Mikayla Bellardini, and section leaders are: Julia Mann, Connor Brown, Joel Green, Maggie Kerfonta, Devin McAreavy, Dominique Bellardini, Devon Corrigan, Caleb Croffut, Sydney Echeverria, JD Ellisor, Jessica Baucom, and Rachel Snider.
Written by: Jill Brooks, Band Director
Posted: Nov 19, 2012 by Anna Waldrup