Stridin' Tigers take first in 5A category at Blue Springs festival

Blue Valley Stridin’ Tigers Marching Band went to the Blue Springs Band Festival Saturday, Oct. 3, taking first place in several categories and fourth overall.
The band received first place in the 5A class and got awards for outstanding music, outstanding marching, outstanding percussion, outstanding general effect and outstanding soloist, Meera Chakravarthy.
Out of the bands performing, BV made it to finals and took fourth place overall in the competition.
The band’s next competition is at Lee’s Summit North on Saturday Oct. 10.
By Maegan Kabel