On Saturday, March 28, the San Benito High School Varsity Winter Guard competed at the California Color Guard Circuit's 52nd Annual Color Guard Championships held in San Jose at Independence High School. A total of 51 color guard units competed in various classes. There were 11 units, including San Benito High School, in the highly competitive Scholastic A class. The guard turned in a very strong performance and completed the season with a third place "bronze" finish.
In addition, senior varsity member Sequoyah Pollard was awarded the Harry Ariza Memorial Scholarship and directors James and Camille Zuniga were awarded the California Color Guard Circuit Director of the Year.
The next day, the San Benito High School drumline competed in the percussion portion of the 52nd Annual CCGC Championships held in Dublin. A total of 21 drumlines competed in various classes. The drumline won first place in the Scholastic Concert "A" class and was named the 2015 champion. This is the first drumline from SBHS to win a championship title.
Senior percussion member J.T. Nolan was awarded the Wayne Wengert Memorial Scholarship and was named "Outstanding Performer" in the percussion contest.
A new video, created in a partnership between San Benito High School and the Community Media Access Partnership (CMAP), showcases why San Benito High School is a great place to work and learn. To watch the video, click here or the picture below.
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