The Fort Mill High School Marching Band won the title of Grand Champion at competition Sept. 27 at Panther Creek High School, where some of North Carolina’s best bands converged.
Fort Mill was one of five bands in class 4A. There were 18 bands in four classes in all.
Fort Mill’s score of 92.55 was highest overall.
The Yellow Jackets’ show, “The Bells of Notre Dame,” won awards for Best Music, Best Visual and Best General Effect, and was first among all 4A bands. Cape Fear, N.C., was second in 4A with a score of 90.06. Host Cary was fourth (88.98).
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Fort Mill was scheduled to compete Oct. 4 in the Roundtable Tournament of Bands at North Lincoln High School in North Carolina.