November 2, 2013 in Washington Voices

CV, U-Hi win awards in marching band battle

By The Spokesman-Review
Samuel Wilson photo

A color guard member from Central Valley High School performs during the preliminary competition at the 26th annual Puget Sound Festival of Bands at Everett Memorial Stadium on Oct. 26. The competition drew 23 schools from around the Northwest.
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The Central Valley and University high school marching bands competed in the Puget Sound Festival of Bands Oct. 26 in Everett.

Central Valley, which competed in the Open Division, took home best visual, best percussion, best music and best general effect awards. It also came in first place.

University High School placed third in the AAA Division and tied for the best visual award.

This Week in High School Sports

The National Association of Broadcasters has awarded “This Week in High School Sports,” with an Outstanding Support Award and Public Education Partnership Award, in the annual Small Market Television Exchange in Phoenix.

“This Week in High School Sports,” airs Thursdays at 10:35 p.m. on KAYU-Fox 28. It is the only known high school television sports program in the country that is written, filmed, edited, produced and anchored by high school students. The students involved attend Central Valley, Deer Park and University high schools.

The program is a collaboration between the schools and KAYU.

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