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BJ, JC Bands Rock In Area Band Competitions


Congratulations to band members at James Clemens and Bob Jones for top finishes in recent competitions.

The Bob Jones Band placed 1st in the large division in both preliminary and finals at the Stones River Classic competition at Riverdale High School.

Band Director Leigh Thomas said BJHS was rated best overall in preliminaries in music, visual, effect, guard and percussion. BJHS  earned best overall in music, visual, effect and guard in finals. The Patriots won 1st place overall and named Grand Champion.

James Clemens competed in the Tennessee Valley Invitational Marching Competition held in Muscle Shoals. Band Director Keith Anderson shared these highlights and results:

*16 Bands Participating from AL, TN, and MS
*All Superiors in All Captions
Best in Class 5A Drum Major, Percussion, Band
Kate Owen (Senior, Flute) won Best in Class 5A Soloist
Grand Champion - Highest Average of Combined Band Judges' Scores
Charles Stratford Challenge Cup - Highest Average of Combined Scores in All Captions
JC's next competition will be the Peach State Marching Festival in Rome, GA, Oct 22.