Chiefs March into First Place


Madison Elia, Co-Editor

The Chiefs Marching band took on Boca Ratons Calvacade of bands Saturday. The competiton consisted of certain criterias that the Chiefs had to meet in order to place well. With an overall score of 60 points the Chiefs were able to bring home 1st place.

With 6 other bands competing in the 2A class alongside Santaluces they needed to preform well enough in 5 categories in order to rack up enough points in to place well. The categories consited of; Best in Music, Best in Color Guard, Best in Percussion, Best in Visual Performance and Best in General Effect.

One of the Colorguard members had spoken of how prepared she felt going into this competition.

“I felt really prepared because of all the hardwork we had put in between practice and the competion itself, while at the same time we went out there and just put our best foot foward.”Voiced Emily Moyer.

The band has always and will continue to put in time and effort for Football games, pep rallys and competitions representing Santaluces. The amount of time and dedication shown by all band and colorguard membersĀ  had shown with this competition as the Chiefs marching band was proud to have taken 1st place.

The emotions were high after hearing that the Chiefs Marching band had won.

“While accepting the awards i had to keep a straight face because on the inside I was jumping up and down.” stated Emily English.

“I cried” stated Parker Perez.

With the band performing in a perfect competion for the books and looking foward for the rest of the year, the Chiefs Marching band continues to make this time fulfilling and memorable as upcoming events and competitons are still coming for them.

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