First place at Canton

The Marion County Marching Mustangs were awarded the top prize in their division as a result of their performance in the Culver-Stockton Homecoming Parade on Oct. 19.  The 45 member group, performing the selection “Cheyenne,” received the highest scores in all judged categories including Music, Visual Effect and Percussion.  Special mention was made of their precision with regard to music, as well as ranks and files.  Drum major/student director for the band is senior Colby Schulz.  Todd Richman is the Director of Music at Marion County.  Other area bands in Class A included Green City,  Adair County R-I, North Shelby and Knox County.