On November 6th, the Mighty Mountaineer Marching Band took the field at the UIL State Marching Band Contest at the Alamodome in San Antonio. 1A bands from across the state were chosen to march in the preliminary round of this prestigious event with seven bands making the finals. The Mighty Mountaineer Marching Band was chosen to represent Santa Anna in the final round performing first in this round. The band placed seventh and was awarded a state finalist trophy.
Forty four band members were under the field direction of drum majors Kloey Guerrero, Chase McIver, and Madison Diaz while directors Matthew Sowell and Jackie Sowell watched from the sideline. This is the band’s first appearance at the state contest since 2001.
The band wants to thank all of the parents and fans who made the drive to San Antonio to join them in the journey and appreciates all of the community support both at the Alamodome and at home.