MCPHS band places third in contest
The Mt. Pleasant High School Panther Marching Band placed third out of nine bands in Class 3A at the Linn-Mar Marching Band Festival in Marion on Saturday. Mt. Pleasant also received a caption award for best color guard in 3A.
This Saturday (Oct. 5), the band will compete with 52 other bands at the Central Methodist University Band Day in Fayette, Mo.
The band is under the direction of Jim DePriest. He is assisted by Marlene DePriest, Laura Westfall, Adam Creager and Ron Coberley.
The band has a record 194 members this year.