Sandy Creek High School’s Marching Patriots took home multiple awards from the 9th Annual Yellow Jacket Classic Marching Contest held Saturday, Oct. 12, in Rockmart.
Sixteen high school bands, including Fayette County’s Sandy Creek High and McIntosh High, competed in the contest held at Rockmart High School.
The Sandy Creek Marching Patriots were awarded second place in the Class AAA marching band division.
Sandy Creek’s drum major, T. Michael Boddie, received a “superior” rating and was awarded first place among Class AAA drum majors.
The Sandy Creek color guard also received top awards, earning a “superior” rating and winning first place in the Class AAA color guard division.
The Marching Patriots will compete again Oct. 26 at the 2013 Georgia Invitational Band Championship in Hiram, Ga.