29th #1 for MPCHS BandWritten by Theresa Rose on October 19, 2015
On Saturday the 192 member Mt. Pleasant High School Marching Band traveled to Muscatine for the State Marching Band Festival, where they earned their 29th consecutive top Division 1 rating. Then the band headed to Quincy, Illinois for the Octoberfest Marching Band Invitational and placed first in their division, as well as being recognized as the Best Band From Iowa participating in the contest. Mt. Pleasant also received a caption award among bands of all school sizes for having the Best Soloist.
The band will perform their competition show “Color and Light” for the final time Tuesday night at 7:00 pm at Mapleleaf Athletic Complex for All Bands Night, which will also include performances by the 5th Grade, 6th Grade, and Middle School bands. Admission is free.