On Wednesday, October 5th, the O’Neill High School Screaming’ Eagle Marching Band performed at the Pierce Marching Band Contest and received a ‘Superior’ rating as well as the Most Outstanding Colorguard award.
“We only have 5 members this year, but made the tradition continue!” commented Colorguard member Shelby Thomas.
The was the 4th year in a row the band earned the Colorguard award.
This year’s show is entitled “Top Gun”. It is inspired by the 30th anniversary of the release of the hit movie. Tunes they perform are "Top Gun Anthem", "Take My Breath Away", and "Danger Zone". They also sing “You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling."
Drum Majors are Blair Langan and Mikayla Marvin. The band has 58 members this year.
On October 15th the band will travel to Vermillion, SD to perform at the Quad State Marching Band Competition where 22 other bands will perform. Their slotted performance time is 11:00 a.m.