Kearney High School wins top parade honors at UNK Band Day

Kearney High (3)

Kearney High School won the Sweepstakes Trophy and was named the top band overall at Saturday’s 2016 UNK Band Day Parade Competition.

Twenty-four Nebraska bands marched in the University of Nebraska at Kearney parade.

Directed by Nathan LeFeber and Rick Mitchell, Kearney High won Class AA and was also awarded the trophy for outstanding drum line.

Winning the Outstanding Color Guard trophy was Kearney Catholic High School.

Other first-place honors went to Grand Island Northwest High School, Class A; Cozad High School, Class B; Wood River High School, Class C; and Axtell High School, Class D.

In the middle school division, first place went to Kearney 8th Grade.

UNK Band Day Parade Competition

GI Northwest (4)Class AA
1st – Kearney High School
2nd – Hastings High School
3rd – North Platte High School

Class A
1st – Grand Island Northwest High School

Class B
1st – Cozad High School
2nd – Kearney Catholic High School
3rd – Holdrege High School

Class C
1st – Wood River High School
2nd – Amherst High School
3rd – Ravenna High School

Class D
1st – Axtell High School
2nd – Overton High School
3rd – Kenesaw High School

Middle School Division
1st – Kearney 8th Grade
2nd – Ogallala Middle School
3rd – Palmer Jr. High

Outstanding Color Guard
Kearney Catholic High School

Outstanding Drum Line
Kearney High School

Top Band Overall Sweepstakes Trophy
Kearney High School


Axtell (1)

Cozad (1) Kearney 8th Grade (6) Kearney Catholic (3) Wood River (3)