|<p>Members of the Hillsboro High School band take time during their annual Fine Arts Festival last Thursday to pose for a photo with the trophies they won recently at a contest in Branson, Mo. Kattie King / Free Press. Click on image to enlarge|
The Hillsboro High School bands were awarded three trophies at a regional competition in Branson, Mo., this past weekend.
The HHS concert band received an “Excellent Rating” trophy, the jazz band received both a “Superior Rating” trophy and a trophy for “Best in Class.”
Four individuals received awards as the outstanding performer on their particular instrument: Kelsey Unruh, alto saxophone; Lora Andrews tenor saxophone; Joe Fisher, upright bass; and Mitchell Koop, drum set.
The band program at Hillsboro High is directed by Gregg Walker.