Kearney High wins UNK Band Day for fourth straight year; Hastings top color guard

KEARNEY – Kearney High School, Milford, Ravenna and Bruning-Davenport won top honors at Saturday’s 2019 UNK Band Day Parade competition.

Kearney High School won Class AA, was recognized as the outstanding drum line and won the Sweepstakes Trophy given to the top band overall.

Twenty-three Nebraska bands marched in the University of Nebraska at Kearney parade, which celebrated its 61st year.

Other first-place honors went to Milford, Class B; Ravenna, Class C; and Bruning-Davenport, Class D.

The outstanding color guard award went to Hastings High School.

In the middle school division, first place went to Lexington Middle School.


UNK Band Day Competition

Sweepstakes Trophy
Kearney High School

Outstanding Drum Line
Kearney High School

Outstanding Color Guard
Hastings High School

Class AA
1st – Kearney High School
2nd – Hastings High School
3rd – Grand Island High School

Class B
1st – Milford
2nd – Kearney Catholic
3rd – Cozad

Class C
1st – Ravenna
2nd – Amherst
3rd – Yutan

Class D
1st – Bruning-Davenport
2nd – Axtell
3rd – Kenesaw

Middle School
1st – Lexington Middle School
2nd – Kearney 8th Grade
3rd – Ogallala Middle School

Photos by Corbey R. Dorsey, UNK Communications