Honors

2013 – 2014 School Year

Marching Firebirds – “West Side Story”

Music from “West Side Story” by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim

  • Northern Kentucky Marching Band Festival - September 14, 2013

Prelims Class 5A Results:

Best Overall Effect: Lakota West
Best Music: Lakota West
Best Percussion: Lakota West
1st Place Class 5A: Lakota West

Overall Results:

Best Percussion: Lakota West
Reserve Grand Champion: Lakota West

  • Hamilton High School “Band-O-Rama” – September 21, 2013

Class AA Results:

1st Place Class AA: Lakota West
Best Auxiliary: Lakota West
Best Percussion: Lakota West

Overall Results:

Best Percussion: Lakota West
Best Music: Lakota West
Best General Effect: Lakota West
Best Visual Effect: Lakota West
Grand Champion: Lakota West

SUPERIOR RATING

  • Drums Along the Little Miami at Shawnee High School at Loveland High School - October 5, 2013

Class AA Results:

1st Place Class AA: Lakota West

Overall Results:

Best Auxillary: Lakota West
Best Percussion: Lakota West
Grand Champion: Lakota West

SUPERIOR RATING

  • Sounds of the Stadium at Harrison High School - October 19, 2013

Class AA Results:

1st Place Class AA: Lakota West

Overall Results:

Best Auxillary: Lakota West
Best Percussion: Lakota West
Grand Champion: Lakota West

SUPERIOR RATING

  • Shawnee March-O-Rama at Shawnee High School - October 26, 2013

Class AA Results:

1st Place Class AA: Lakota West

Overall Results:

Outstanding Visual: Lakota West
Outstanding General Effect: Lakota West
Outstanding Music: Lakota West
Grand Champion Class A/AA: Lakota West

SUPERIOR RATING

  • OMEA State Marching Band Contest

SUPERIOR Rating!

  • Marching Firebirds Award Winners

Dan Kenworthy Scholarship Award:  Ben Van Arsdale
Outstanding Senior Woodwind Marcher:  Mia Kern
Outstanding Senior Brass Marcher:  Angela Chasko
Outstanding Senior Percussion:  Andrew Meyer
Outstanding Senior Guard Member:  Brittany Stover
Most Improved Woodwind:  Michael Siegert
Most Improved Brass:  Tess Brooks
Most Improved Percussion:  Adam Sparks
Most Improved Guard Member:  Makiah Harper
Outstanding Rookie Woodwind Marcher:  Andrea Skoog
Outstanding Rookie Brass Marcher:  Abby Benjamin
Outstanding Rookie Percussion:  John Trygier
Outstanding Rookie Guard Member:  Brooke Eckerle & Amy Ballman

Concert Bands

  • OMEA State Large Group Event,

Symphonic Winds (Class AA) -
White Symphonic Band (Class A) -
Red Symphonic Band (Class A) -

  • OMEA District 13 Large Group Event

Symphonic Winds (Class AA) -
Red Symphonic Band (Class A) -
White Symphonic Band (Class A) -
Freshman 1st Period Band (Class C) -
Freshman 2nd Period Band (Class C) -

  • Senior Award Winners

John Philip Sousa –
Senior Concerto –
Semper Fi –
Louis Armstrong Award –
Bill Weatherwax Scholarship –

OMEA All-State Ensembles
16 Lakota West Band Members

Concert Band

Alyssa Frederick – Flute
Emily Aaron – Bassoon
Amber Simmons – Bassoon
Josh Costello – Clarinet
Bekah Null – Clarinet
Jenna Eagle – Bass Clarinet
Grant Bayer – Trumpet
Charley Gately – Trumpet
Melanie Rampton – Trumpet
Evelyn Proffitt – Trombone
Colin Ream – Tuba
Ben Van Arsdale – Percussion

Orchestra

Alec Drach – Bassoon
Kate Eaton – Horn
Luke Hamilton – Trumpet
Caleb Hille – Trumpet

Jazz Band

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