Hackettstown High School Marching Band takes first place at festival (VIDEO)

VERNON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (Sussex County) – Marching bands from around Northern New Jersey took to the field at Vernon Township High School”s Music in the Mountains Festival held on Saturday, September 24.

The Hackettstown High School Tiger Marching Band took first place, according to Christopher Zwarych Director of Bands at Hackettstown High School.

The marching band also received special awards for best visual performance, best overall effect, best colorguard and best percussion, Zwarych said.

The event was hosted by the Vernon Township High School and Vernon Instrumental Parents.

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By: Jay Edwards
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