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Education

October 11, 2013

Bands excel in Oktoberfest parade

OTTUMWA — The Oktoberfest committee has released the results of this year's marching band competition.

The host Ottumwa High School and Evans Middle School bands participated but did not compete.

Middle school band results:

1. Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont, directed by Dezirae Russell

2. Fairfield Middle School, directed by Mary Andersen

3. Pekin Middle School, directed by Brenda Hagedon

4. Cardinal Middle School, directed by Luke Miller

5. Grinnell Middle School, directed by Adam Van Arkel

High School Class 1A band results:

1. Wayne County High School, directed by Anne Jaeckel

2. Moravia High School, directed by Lise Nelson

3. Adair County R-1 High School, directed by Jamie Hicks

4. Winfield-Mt. Union High School, directed by Logan VanderWiel

In exhibition only: Seymour High School, directed by Charlie Calabria

High School Class 2A band results:

1. Cardinal High School, directed by Luke Miller

High School Class 3A band results:

1. Ft. Madison High School, directed by Tracy Madsen

2. Albia High School, directed by Daniel Vanderlinden

3. Chariton High School, directed by Diane Tordoff

Drum line competition:

1. Ft. Madison High School, directed by Tracy Madsen

2. Moravia High School, directed by Lise Nelson

3. Wayne County High School, directed by Anne Jaeckel

4. Adair Co. R-1 High School, directed by Jamie Hicks

5. Albia High School, directed by Daniel Vanderlinden

6. Winfield-Mt. Union High School, directed by Logan Vander Wiel

7. Chariton High School, directed by Diane Tordoff

The Oktoberfest 2013 Outstanding Senior Scholarship winner was Emily Bellon of Wayne County High School. Her director is Anne Jaeckel.

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