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Marching Band & Guard Heading To National Championships

Published: November 10, 2017 at 12:00 am

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NHS Marching Band member Andrew Buzzi plays tenor saxophone at Trumbull High School on November 4. (Denise Romano photo)
NHS Marching Band member Andrew Buzzi plays tenor saxophone at Trumbull High School on November 4. (Denise Romano photo)
The Newtown Nighthawks Marching Band & Guard's penultimate competition of the season was the New England Regional Championships at Trumbull High School on November 4.

In the qualifying round, the Nighthawks won first place in its Class 4 group, as well as caption awards for Best Color Guard and Best Overall Effect.

In the championship round Newtown competed against larger Class 5 and Class 6 bands and won fifth place.

The Band & Guard's final competition of the season is the US Bands Open Class National Championships at MetLife Stadium in Rutherford, N.J., on Saturday, November 11.

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