The Mighty Eagle Band received three Division “1” ratings on Saturday, October 5th at the Concho Classic Marching Band Festival held at San Angelo Stadium in San Angelo. The contest featured 31 bands ranging in size from Rotan to Big Spring High School.

The Eldorado Mighty Eagle Band placed second in Class 2A. They were narrowly edged out by the Forsan band, which last year placed 5th at the State Marching Contest.
The Mighty Eagle band placed ahead of last year’s area finalists Ozona, and Seymour, last year’s 11th place finisher at the UIL State Marching contest.

Judges for the contest were Travis Hobson, Bruce Collins, and Cody Meyers.

The band is led by Band Director James Cross and Assistant Band Director Justina Sanders.

The band’s next competition will be at UIL Region 6 Marching Contest in San Angelo on October 19 when the band is slated to perform at 4 p.m.