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The Newtown High School Marching Band & Guard won its first US Bands New England States Championship on October 28 at Veterans Memorial Stadium in New Britain. The Nighthawks are now the reigning New England Champions as well as the Connecticut State Champions in the group’s division.
The Nighthawks’ performance of its show Dystopia also garnered the prestigious Cadets Award of Excellence, an honor awarded to the school that has demonstrated the best in show for creativity, showmanship, and the pursuit of excellence.
The Band & Guard took home three of five possible caption awards including Best Visuals, Best Percussion, and Best Overall Effect.
The undefeated Marching Band & Guard’s next challenge is the US Bands New England Regional Championships at Trumbull High School on November 4. Newtown performs in the qualifying rounds at 2:30 pm for one of six possible finalist spots in the championship round.