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RECAP: 4th Annual Battle of the Bands

December 17, 2012
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Battle of the Dancers: Ballou

College Is Cool, Inc. is proud to have another successful Battle of the Bands event in its archives. Still, no one is happier than the Ballou Senior High School marching band, which won the overall Battle of the Bands championship last night at Dr. Henry A. Wise., Jr. High School in Upper Marlboro, Md.

The competition included the marching bands from Suitland HS and Wise HS in Prince George’s County, and Anacostia HS, Eastern HS and Ballou Senior High School from Washington, DC. We kicked off with a roll call entry and got right into the battles! The prizes distributed were: Battle of the Bands Champion (+ 2nd and 3rd Place), Best Marching, Best Drum Major, School Spirit, Battle of the Drumlines, Battle of the Dancers. The winners were as follows:

Battle of the Dancers: Ballou Senior High School (after a CRAZY tie breaker with Suitland)

Battle of the Drumlines: Wise High School (again, after a tie breaker with Suitland)

School Spirit: Suitland High School

Best Marching: Ballou Senior High School

Best Drum Major: Ballou Senior High School

3rd Place Overall: Suitland High School

2nd Place Overall: Eastern Senior High School

1st Place Overall Champion: Ballou Senior High School

Congratulations to Ballou Senior High School, the undefeated champions of Battle of the Bands! Congratulations to ALL the schools that participated — the performances were AMAZING and everyone came to win. Thank you to everyone who came out and/or promoted the event, to the organizers and to all the volunteers! See you next year!

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