The Hamilton High School Marching Band had two successful showings Sept. 26 and 27 at Waukesha marching band competitions.
An evening of perfect weather was capped off Sept. 26 at Waukesha South High School’s Marchfest with the Hamilton band taking first place overall. Hamilton was also awarded first place among AAAA schools. In addition to the first place finish, the Hamilton band earned the Best Percussion Award and the Best Visual Performance Award for schools in AAA and AAAA divisions. Competing at the event were marching bands from Columbus, Wisconsin Lutheran, Whitnall, Mukwonago and Germantown high schools.
The next day, Hamilton competed in the Fox River Invitational at Waukesha West High School, taking second place among AAAA division schools. The band earned third place overall. Bands that competed in the event were from New Berlin Eisenhower, Stoughton, Wisconsin Lutheran, Fort Atkinson, Greendale and Oak Creek high schools.