2011 Marching Band Accomplishments

Monday, November 21, 2011

The band competed in their 30th OMEA State Marching Band Finals on this past Saturday at 2:15 p.m. in Dublin Jerome Stadium. The marching Scotties received three ratings of “Excellent” and four ratings of “Superior” for an overall “Superior” rating at State Finals. 

The band has had a very successful season leading up to this year’s state finals. The band has achieved the following in the 2011 marching season:

  • Third place in Class A at Cambridge
  • First place in Class A at Maysville, River View, and Meadowbrook
  • First place in Percussion in Class A at 2 contests
  • First place in Auxiliary in Class A at 2 contests
  • First place Field Commander in Class A at River View
  • Overall Best Field Commander at River View
  • Overall Best Music
  • Overall Best General Effect
  • Overall Best Percussion
  • Overall Auxiliary at 2 contests
  • Grand Champion of Class A and AA
  • Received straight Superiors at 2 contests
  • Received a rating of Superior qualifying them for their 30th OMEA State Marching Band Finals 4 times
  • 1 of 117 bands to qualify and participate in OMEA State Marching Finals
  • 1 of 35 class A bands to receive a Superior rating at State Finals

The Marching Scotties have received a “Superior” at State Marching finals a total of 12 times (’85, ’86, ’87, ’90, ’91, ’92, ’97, ’06, ’08, ’09, ’10, and ‘11).  Six of these have been while Ms. Blevins has been the head director--(1997-2011).