The Fort Mill High School Marching band advanced to the semifinals at the Bands of America Grand Nationals at Lucas Oil Stadium on Saturday finishing 30th out of 100 bands.
Bands from 20 states were divided into four classes based on school size. Half performed on Thursday while the other half competed on Friday. 35 bands were selected and advanced to the semifinals on Saturday.
Fort Mill scored an 84.45 placing sixth in Class 3A and 15th overall out of 50 bands on Thursday. Fort Mill, Wando and Byrnes advanced to the semifinals on Saturday.
Fort Mill finished 8th in Class 3A and 30th overall at the Saturday semifinals. This was the band’s sixth trip to the BOA Grand Nationals finishing in the top 30 each of those times.Read The Herald Article