MPCHS Band Grand Champion

The Mount Pleasant High School Panther Marching Band brought home eleven trophies Saturday night after a full day of competitions at the Mark Twain Invitational in Center, Missouri.

They won first place in every possible category and capped off the day by being named Grand Champion among all bands in all classes.

There were four competitions including parade marching, indoor color guard, indoor percussion and field show, with the Panther Marching Band placing first in their class in each contest. Mount Pleasant picked up all caption awards including Best Drum Majors, juniors Jolynn Keomanivong and Natalie McCormick.

Van Buren County High School also participated in this event, placing second in parade marching and fourth in field show competition in their class.