2017-2018 Honors

OMEA All-State Instrumentalists

  • All-State Orchestra
    • Alex Daiker, french horn
    • Tyler Gandee, trombone
    • Joe Keller, trumpet
    • Will Tuttle, trombone
  • All-State Band
    • Matt Aaron, trombone
    • Kyle Cleavinger, bassoon
    • Gino DiLorenzo, tuba
    • Hannah Hagan, flute
    • Sophie Kimble, clarinet
    • Emilee Warne, flute
    • Anna Lavin (alternate), trumpet
  • All-State Jazz
    • Alex Merk, piano
    • Charlie Merk, trumpet

2017 NAfME All-National Honor Orchestra

  • Kyle Cleavinger, principal bassoon

Cincinnati Symphony Youth Philharmonic Orchestra

  • Kyle Cleavinger, bassoon
  • Alex Daiker, french horn
  • Tyler Gandee, trombone
  • Joe Keller, trumpet
  • Sophie Kimble, clarinet
  • Drew Koziel, trumpet
  • Yulia Martinez, bassoon

Cincinnati Symphony Youth Concert Orchestra

  • Alex Evert, clarinet
  • Noah Krumme, clarinet
  • Jason Zepahua, bassoon

Cincinnati Youth Wind Ensemble (CYWE)

  • Josh Aude, oboe
  • Kyle Cleavinger, bassoon
  • Gino DiLorenzo, tuba
  • Yuna Kim, saxaphone
  • Sophie Kimble, clarinet
  • Noah Krumme, clarinet
  • Yulia Martinez, bassoon
  • Thomas Skoog, french horn
  • Emilee Warne, flute

Cincinnati Youth Jazz Ensemble (CYJO)

  • Shannon Ullrich, trombone

Junior Cincinnati Youth Wind Ensemble (Jr CYWE)

  • Yuri Kim – Flute
  • Marie Jin – Alto Sax

CCM Prep Brass Choir

  • Trevor Bresnahan, trombone
  • Alex Daiker, french horn
  • Gino DiLorenzo, tuba
  • Tyler Gandee, trombone
  • Joe Keller, trumpet
  • Drew Koziel, trumpet

Bowling Green State University Honor Band

  • Samantha Bishop, bass clarinet
  • Gage Canty, bari saxophone
  • Gino DiLorenzo, tuba
  • Laurance Haddad, tuba
  • Marah Hutton, bass clarinet
  • Anna  Lavin, trumpet
  • Caroline Mitchell, clarinet
  • Adrienne Stickler, clarinet
  • Isaac Yoby, trumpet

Marching Firebirds – “Swan Song”

29th Annual Bellbrook Invitational

  • 5th Place Open Class – Lakota West
  • Music Performance – Lakota West

Bands of America Northwest Ohio Regional Championship

  • Regional Finalist
  • 9th Place /27 performing Bands- Lakota West

2017 Buckeye Invitational

  • 3rd place / 44 performing bands  – Lakota West
  • 2nd place Music – Lakota West
  • Tie 2nd place Percussion – Lakota West

2017 Centerville Invitational

  • 2nd place/24 bands – Lakota West
  • 2nd place Music – Lakota West
  • 2nd place Percussion – Lakota West
  • 2nd place Auxilliary – Lakota West

Mid-States Band Association Championship

  • 2nd place  in Open Class – Lakota West
  • 2nd place overall/99 bands (score of 90.40) – Lakota West

BOA Grand Nationals

  • First Timer Performer
  • 35th/100 bands – Lakota West

Marching Band Outstanding Performer Awards

  • Brass
    • Rookie: Ian Mason, trumpet
    • Veteran: Isaac Yobi, trumpet
    • Senior: Alex Daiker, mellophone
  • Percussion:
    • Rookie:  Alex Merk, drumline
    • Veteran: Joshua Komiensky, front ensemble
    • Senior: Taj Carter, drumline
  • Woodwinds
    • Rookie: Evelyn Best, bass clarinet
    • Veteran: Adrienne Stickler, clarinet
    • Senior: Josh Aude, clarinet
  • Guard
    • Rookie: Kyle Cleavinger
    • Veteran: Kaci Owens
    • Senior: Shyanne Dale