Cape Central's Wind Symphony and Jazz One Band earn multiple awards

Pictured are, front row left to right, Anissa Wiant, Alex Mehner, Raleigh Davis and Lauren Sides. Second row Blake Mitchell, Melissa Hopkins, Winnie Smee, Hunter Andrews, Cassandra Morris, Nathan Coleson and Lexie McClanahan. Back row Dyami Cluney, Austin Wiant, Jerry Buck, Korie Brewer and George Kester. Not pictured: Colten Limbach and Truman Kinsey. Coached by: Josh LaMar, Billy Keys and Michael Harrer.

Cape Central High School Wind Symphony and Jazz One band competed at the Heritage Festivals of Music in Chicago this past weekend. CHS Wind Symphony earned Silver and tied for 1st place in class 3A school division. CHS Jazz One Band received the Gold, Outstanding Band Award (which is the highest scoring band), and Adjudicator's Award (which is the judges favorite band). Together they won the highest combined score of any two bands from the same school district to receive the Instrumental Sweepstakes Trophy.