Education digest — Nov. 10

Band takes third place

The Clovis High School Marching Band claimed third place Saturday at the Tournament of Bands Marching Contest held at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces.

Clovis scored 85.35 points, just .05 points behind runnerup Onate and .3 points behind champion El Paso Coronado.

In addition, the Wildcat Marching Band won the “Greg Randall” award, given to the top New Mexico band in preliminary competition.

The band is under the direction of Bill Allred and assisted by Brandon Boerio, Karl Powell, Travis Pruitt, T.J. Guevara, Keith Sacane and Ty Frederick.

Education Digest is compiled by CNJ staff writer Kevin Wilson. He may be contacted at 763-6991, or by e-mail:

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