Lafayette marching band wins first place Class 5A in KMEA championships
Lafayette High School’s marching band won the state’s honors for its 20th time, further cementing the Lexington school’s dominance in the field.
The Kentucky Music Educators Association State Marching Band Championships were held Saturday night at the University of Kentucky’s Kroger Field. In Class 5A, Lafayette came in first, followed by North Hardin High School in second place, Madison Central High School in third and Paul Laurence Dunbar Band in fourth.
Lafayette’s performance was titled “MOSAIC,” with uniforms that mimicked stained glass. The 216 band members also performed an on-field costume change, with mostly grey uniforms being exchanged for those of seven different colors.
Class 4A: 1. South Laurel High School, 2. Madisonville North Hopkins High School, 3. Anderson County High School, 4. Hopkinsville High School
Class 3A: 1. Bourbon County High School, 2. Russell County High School, 3. Harrison County High School, 4. Taylor County High School
Class 2A: 1. Adair County High School, 2. Estill County High School, 3. Garrard County High School, 4. Glasgow High School
Class 1A: 1. Murray High School, 2. Washington County High School. 3. Beechwood High School, 4. Williamstown High School