Under the direction of Bruce Major, the Hillsboro High School band received several trophies for its performance May 9 and 10 at in the Heartland Music Festival in Oklahoma City.
The band received a “superior” rating, as well as an outstanding achievement trophy for high points in instrumental music, and the judges’ choice trophy for high points in the high school division.
The Trojans’ percussion section was named outstanding section at the competition. Section members were Haley Plenert, Jacob Funk, Dakota Klein, and Matt Wintermote.
Jon Carey and Jordan Fryhover were named outstanding individual musicians.