Bronco Band Shines In State Competition

The Bronco band from Palm Beach Central High School.

Palm Beach Central High School congratulates the Bronco band and directors James Yaques and Lucas Basso for their fantastic 2018 marching band season. The band competed at the FMBC State Championships on Nov. 17. The state semifinals were held at Plant High School, where 21 bands in Class 3A competed for the chance to move to the evening finals at Tropicana Field.

Only the top five scoring bands advanced to the finals. The Bronco band finished first in the semifinals and won the most outstanding general effect and visual awards. The band gave an outstanding performance at finals and took home the highest music and visual scores, falling only tenths of a point short from the top spot. The band finished as the FMBC state runners-up and silver medalist.

The band’s highlights from the season include being the grand champion at two different state regionals and receiving straight superior ratings at the District Marching Band Music Performance Assessment. Drum Major Madison Pompos received an FMBC scholarship for her outstanding achievements.