BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- For those who haven’t been paying attention this season, the Governor Livingston Highlander Marching Band wrapped up its season with a series of wins and a record-breaking score.
On Oct. 19, the Highlander Marching Band took first place in the Group II Open at the TOB New Jersey State Championships at Toms River North High School, including wins for best music and best visual.
The next day, Oct. 20, the band took first place at the Region 10 Championships at West Essex Regional High School, including wins for best music, best visual, best color guard and best percussion.
On Nov. 3, the band took second place out of 17 bands at the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship, which was held at Hershey Stadium with a record-breaking, all-time high school.
Each of these accomplishments were recognized in a proclamation presented by Mayor Angie Devanney.
The proclamation concludes, “be it resolved by the Mayor and Township Council of the Township of Berkeley Heights that the 2019 Governor Livingston Hghlander Marching Band be congratualted for their outstanding performances during the 2019 band competition season.
The band is directed by Nicholas O’Sullivan, assisted by Josef Ellis.
O’Sullivan read out the names of each of the members, while the mayor shook hands with and handed a copy of the proclamation to each band member who was there.