Tuesday, September 28, 2021

PHS Marching Band Wins 1st Place in Boyertown

The triumphant Pottstown High School Band returns home from the Boyertown Cavalcade of Bands with the first place goods.

Blogger's Note:
The following was submitted by that energizer bunny of perseverance, John Armato, Pottstown's director of community relations.

The Pottstown High School Marching Band took home first place Saturday at the American Open Class of the Boyertown Arlen Saylor Cavalcade of Bands competition.

Their first outing of the season netted a score of 71.6 to take 1st place, and win both the High Percussion and High Auxiliary awards. 

Under the direction of David Bonilla-Garcia, the band begins its competitive season strong as they continue towards the Cavalcade of Bands Championships held on Nov. 13 in Hershey. 

"All of our students are working hard to develop their skills and perform at the highest level. They are building the foundation for future success," Bonilla-Garcia said.

To catch a glimpse at the Pottstown High School Marching Band's 2021 field production "Departure,"  come out to the remaining Trojan Football games and also come watch at the following competitions and festivals this fall:
  • Oct 2nd -- Owen J. Roberts High School
  • Oct 9th -- Penncrest High School
  • Oct 30th -- Phoenixville High School
  • Nov 13th -- Hershey Stadium, Hershey Park
John also included a link to a YouTube version of Queen's anthem to success, "We Are the Champions," but I will spare you all.

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