National Champion SPFHS Marching Band Honored by Mayor, Board of Ed

The BOE honored Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Marching Band on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Pictured are Band Director Durand Thomas, Assistant Band Director Charlie Jackson,Chris DiCarlo, Color Guard Director Jackie Tumolo, Assistant Band Director John Gillick and Schools Superintendent Dr. Margaret Hayes.     Credits: Courtesy of Stacy McAnulty
Mayor Kevin Glover reads a Proclamation. Credits: Courtesy of Stacy McAnulty
Mayoral Proclamation Credits: Courtesy of Stacy McAnulty
Lauren Tropper, Nupur Kashikar, Charlotte McAnulty,and Shannon Burns Credits: Courtesy of Stacy McAnulty
SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Mayor Kevin Glover and Board of Education President Trip Whitehouse presented proclamations to the national champion Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School marching band following their undefeated season in competitions on Thursday at Evergreen School's multipurpose room.
A major announcement of the evening was that the head of the YEA! (Youth Education in the Arts), the U.S. Marching Bands organization, has moved the SPFHS band from Division 6A to the even more competitive 6 Open category of competition for 2015. The change was a result of the marching band's outstanding performances this year.

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