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Northview Marching Knights State Band Contest Final Results

Tuesday, October 24, 2006

The Northview Marching Knights ended their 2006 competitive season

Saturday by capturing the 1st Runner Up trophy in the ISSMA Class B

State Championships held at the RCA Dome. Northview tied Decatur Central for the second spot with the Greenwood Marching Woodmen taking top honors. This is the 6th time Northview has earned the 1st Runner Up spot to go along with their 6 State Championships in

the 23 year history of the band.

Other placings were:

1. Greenwood

2. tie -Northview and Decatur Central

4. Concord

5. tie -New Castle and Bloomington North

7. Fort Wayne Northside

8. Plainfield

9. Jasper

10. Northridge

Nothview had advanced to State Competition for the 22nd time after

receiving Gold Medal ratings at the ISSMA District Competition and

the earning a coveted a Top 5 finish at the ISSMA South Regional on

October 14. The Marching Knights also won invitational competitions

this fall at Plainfield, ISU and Ben Davis, where they were also the

Grand Champion of Class A and B.

The Marching Knights are comprised of 160 members and this season

were led onto the Field by Drum Major Chelsea Whittington. Their

show was entitled Stretch and it featured the music of living

American composer Michael Torke. Band and guard members utilized

elastic bands and expanding and contracting forms to portray the theme.

Directors of the Marching Knights are Bob and Ruth Ann Medworth and

Rusty Bottomley.

Design Staff included Jon Vanderkolff, Michael Twonsend, Jeff Lee and

Frank Sullivan.

The instructional staff included Curt Koehler, Kaleb Ratcliff,

Whitney Medworth, Derek Latham, Jeff McCullough and Tim Kellar on

marching; Katie Townsend Rochele Bullerdick and Christi Turner

with the color guard and Ash Williams, AJ Cowell and Jon Reeves on


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