The WCHS Tigers' Pride Band looks to bring their 2018 season to a "roaring" close with a run for the Scholastic State Marching Band title in two weeks. The Pride competed in the preliminary round last weekend and successfully advanced on to the ISSMA Scholastic State Finals on Oct. 20, in Indianapolis. while also earning a third place spot in the Music Ensemble caption. The band has placed in the "Top three" at every contest this season, as well as earning awards for best visual, best drum major, best percussion and runner-up in music performance.
In addition, a record seven WCHS band members have been named to two different Indiana honor bands so far this year. Gracee Jacobs and Rebekah Harrison (both freshmen) were selected to perform with the 2018 IBA All-Region Band while Ethan Gottschalk, McKenzie Hale, Hannah Slabach, Kalaya Williams and Abby Oliver earned spots in the 2018 All-District Honor Band.
The WCHS percussion program has also been busy filming some commercial spots for a major local company, set to air in the near future.