Cabell Midland High School was named the Honor Band and received top overall awards in five categories at the West Virginia Marching Band Invitational that took place Nov. 3 at the Glenville State College Morris Stadium in Glenville.
Cabell Midland and 19 other West Virginia public high school bands from around the state, including Philip Barbour High School, participated in the first Marching Band Invitational.
Philip Barbour won a number of awards at the Marching Band Invitational 2012 in Division AA, including first place in band awards, first place in music, second place in marching, first place in general effect and second place in color guard.
The PBHS band was the grand champion for Division II (Class A and Class AA).
The invitational is sponsored by the West Virginia Division of Culture and History, with the support of the West Virginia Department of Education and the Arts, the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, Chesapeake Energy and VH1 Save The Music Foundation.
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