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2001 – 2002 Honors

Concert Bands

Symphonic Winds, Class AA, Superior Rating
Symphonic Band, Class A, Superior Rating
Concert Band, Class B, Superior Rating

John Philip Sousa – Robert Johnson
Senior Concerto – Robert Johnson, Brandon Rubinoff, and Eric Schwartz
Semper Fi –
Louis Armstrong Award –


OMEA All-State Ensemble Members
17 Lakota West Band Members
Concert Band


Steve Dill – oboe
Eric Schwartz – oboe
Chris Miller – bassoon
Alex Argo – clarinet
Elizabeth Palm – clarinet
Raymond Santos – clarinet
Eashwar Chandrasekaran – alto sax
Brandon Rubinoff – trumpet
Patrick Walden – trumpet
Melinda Miller – horn
Catherine Turner – horn
Maria Finkelmeier – percussion
Tim Viars – percussion




Robert Johnson – horn


Jazz Band

Aaron Innes – bari sax
Ben Graham – bass
Brian Linville – percussion


Marching Firebirds – “Tchaikovsky Extravaganza”


Dan Kenworthy Scholarship Award:  Jon Meyer
Outstanding Senior Marcher:
Outstanding Senior Guard Member:
Outstanding Rookie Marcher:
Outstanding Rookie Guard Member:

2nd Place Percussion Class AA
1st Place Class AA
Most Outstanding Music
Most Outstanding General Effect

Superior Rating at our first competition!

Second Place, Class AA
Superior Rating!

Second Place, Class AA
Superior Rating!

Best Drum Major AAAA
Best Pit Crew AAAA (yep, the adult Pit Crew!)
Best Music AAAA
First Place AAAA

Second Place Class AA
Best Auxiliary Class AA
Best Percussion Class AA
Best Overall Percussion
Best Overall General Effect (tied with Lebanon)
Best Overall Music
Superior Rating

Winter Guard

This was the first year that Lakota West had its own Winter Guard. The show title was “On Silver Wings” and the music was taken from The City Of Angels soundtrack. Winter Guard placed second at all their competitions, and placed 4th at Championships.