PRINCETON, NJ -- SPFHS Moonglowers took 1st place in the NJAJE Division II State Finals tonight at Princeton High School.

The Moonglowers won as Best Band among the following performers in the competition:

  • Steinert HS Jazz Band,
  • Northern Burlington Regional HS Jazz Ensemble,
  • Mendham HS Jazz Ensemble,
  • Mount Olive HS Jazz Ensemble,
  • Jackson Liberty HS Jazz Ensemble,
  • Wayne Valley Big Band,
  • Scotch Plains-Fanwood Moonglowers,
  • Princeton Studio Band, and
  • Princeton Jazz Ensemble.

In addition to the overall prize, the Moonglowers were awarded:

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  • Best Saxophone Section
  • Best Trumpet Section.
  • Stephen Oduro won the Richard A Graham Scholarship Award for a Senior Soloist.
  • Allan Romero won as a  Top Soloist.

Congratulations on a great showing! is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.