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Area marching bands hit high notes during competition in Canton

A trumpeter plays with Highland High School marching band during the marching band competition at the Culver-Stockton College homecoming parade on Saturday, Oct. 18 in Canton. Winners included Highland High School, first place in the Class AA division; Bowling Green High School, second place in the Class AA division; and Marion County High School, first place in the Class A division.
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For The Courier-Post
Posted: Nov. 9, 2019 1:00 pm

CANTON, Mo. — Highland High School won the Class AA Division of the marching band competition at the Culver-Stockton College homecoming parade on Saturday, Oct. 18 on the streets of downtown Canton.

Highland scored 139 points. Bowling Green finished in second place with 129 points.
Marion County High School won the Class A Division with 134 points. Green City was second with 122, followed by Novinger/Adair County (113), North Shelby (108) and Knox County (104).
Canton Junior High School won the junior high school division with 110 points, followed by Palmyra with 102 points.
The Canton High School Marching Band was the host of the event.

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