Big win for Bobcat band

Susan EspirituFountain City

1st place band, 1st place percussion, 2nd place color guard and a band rating of superior

The Central High School Marching Band competed in the Alcoa Marching Invitational, bringing home multiple trophies to show for their hard work and dedication this season.

Competing in Class 2A, the band earned 1st place band, 1st place percussion, 2nd place color guard, and a band rating of superior.

The band was 1.8 points away from grand champion of the smaller classes and made 2nd place band out of those 15 bands.

Katie Allison, mother of band member Charlotte Hickman, credits CHS band director Alex Mink. “Central’s fantastic band director is Alex Mink. He’s really brought these kids a long way this season.”

Charlotte Hickman playing trombone at competition is a third generation CHS marching band member

Charlotte is a third-generation member of the Central Bobcat Marching Band! Her father, Jonathan Hickman, plus her grandparents, Ralph and Janice Hickman were also members of the Bobcat Marching band.

Congratulations to the Central High School Band for an incredible season.

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