Newton Band Earns First Place in Online Poll


Published on December 9 2013 10:11 am
Last Updated on December 9 2013 10:11 am
Written by Greg Sapp

The Newton Community High School Marching Eagles have won first place honors in Division competition from Illinois Marching Online.

The competition is decided by a panel of 15 voters consisting of Illinois Marching Online staff members as well as band directors, staff members and judges from across the state.

Every band in the state is eligible to be voted for.  109 different bands were voted for in the staff polls; 183 in the public voting.

Newton won first place in Division IV, which consists of schools of 450 students or less.  Newton received 10 first place votes.