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Marching Knights Sweep Awards at Metro East Marching Classic

For their field show “Patterns,” the Marching Knights earned the top awards in each category at the Metro East Marching Classic held at O’Fallon Township High School on Saturday, September 10.  In addition to earning first place among the Class A schools, the Marching Knights earned outstanding music, outstanding visual, outstanding drum line, and outstanding color guard.

Metro East Marching Classic

Proudly displaying trophies are (l to r) color guard instructor Julianna Swanson, drum major Amber Litteken, Director of Bands Mr. Blake Korte, drum major Emma Dumstorff, and drum line instructor Matt Murphy.

Marching Knights Participate in Fair St. Louis Parade

Members of the Marching Knights stand at parade rest waiting for the parade to begin.

Members of the Marching Knights stand at parade rest waiting for the Fair St. Louis Parade to begin.

Marching Knights in the Fair St. Louis Parade.

Marching Knights in the Fair St. Louis Parade.

Winter Drumline Performs at MCCGA Competition

The Mater Dei Winter Drumline competed at the Mid Continent Color Guard Association’s (MCCGA) winter guard and percussion competition on Saturday, February 23. The Winter Drumline placed 6th in prelims and jumped to 4th in the finals. The Winter Drumline is competing in the highest possible class for high school groups (Scholastic A) this year after being promoted in the middle of last year’s season due to their exceptional level of excellence.

Marching Knights News

The Mater Dei Marching Knights participated in their first competition of the marching season in Edwardsville on Saturday, September 22. The Marching Knights won Best Percussion and earned 2nd Place in their class.

The Mater Dei Marching Knights participated in their first competition of the marching season in Edwardsville on Saturday, September 22. The Marching Knights won Best Percussion and earned 2nd Place in their class.

MD Drumline

The Mater Dei Drumline performed at halftime of the last home basketball game on February 17.

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