SEVENTH AND EIGHTH GRADE BAND
Westlake Middle School's 7th and 8th Grade Band attended the Music in the Parks Festival on Saturday, June 3rd in Jackson, NJ. The ensemble, led by band teacher, Erin Sica, performed two band arrangements in front of judges at Jackson Liberty High School and proceeded to spend the day at Six Flags Great Adventure. Later in the day, they were awarded three trophies and the highest possible rating for an ensemble, superior, at the awards ceremony in the Six Flags Showcase Theater. The group was honored to receive 1st place trophies for "Top Concert Band in Middle School Division 1A" and "Overall Best Middle School Band" for that day.They also won the "Esprit de Corps" trophy which recognized only one of the day's groups for outstanding sportsmanship and character.