WCU Pride of the Mountains Marching Band

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© Lew Harford
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UploadedDecember 18, 2009
TakenSeptember 14, 2008
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D200
Exposure1/320 sec at f/4.5
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length70 mm
ISO200
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Real power in numbers.

My son played in this band. They recieved a wonderful award for their "Work It" show from last year. A press release read:

Western Carolina University’s Pride of the Mountains Marching Band is the 2009 recipient of the prestigious Sudler Trophy, the nation’s highest and most-coveted award for college and university marching bands.

Western Carolina is the first institution in the state of North Carolina and the first member of the Southern Conference selected for the award, which has been called the "Heisman Trophy" of the collegiate marching band world. Past recipients of the honor include the universities of Texas, Michigan, Illinois, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma and Alabama, and Ohio State, Louisiana State, Penn State and Auburn universities.

They will also play in the 2011 Tournament of Roses Parade.

11 responses

  • Michelle Tims Orth

    Michelle Tims Orth said (21 Dec 2009):

    We did have similar ideas! I'm so clumsy I would take down the whole band, no matter how much practice! I love the pic and you got it at the right time too!

  • Kevin Kott

    Kevin Kott (Deleted) gave props (21 Dec 2009):

    My vote!!!

  • Debrah Leonard

    Debrah Leonard (Deleted) gave props (23 Dec 2009):

    voting! great entry

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (23 Dec 2009):

    Great entry!! I know you must be very proud!!

  • Sheila

    Sheila (Deleted) gave props (25 Dec 2009):

    Yay! I received my master's degree from WCU. Go Catamounts! :-D

  • Sheila

    Sheila (Deleted) said (25 Dec 2009):

    (forgot to say I voted!)

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (30 Dec 2009):

    Super entry, voting, love the link you must be very proud..

  • Steven Maguire

    Steven Maguire gave props (1 Jan 2010):

    Excellent pano!!!!

  • francesco scipioni

    francesco scipioni gave props (6 Jan 2010):

    yes!! Rad!!

  • Dianna Rojas

    Dianna Rojas gave props (13 Jan 2010):

    nice expansive !

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