Hastings St. Cecilia High School

School Mascot: Bluehawks

School Colors: Blue/White

How many students are in your school? Around 455

How many are in your band? 31

When was your school founded? The school was founded in 1912 and at that time it was K-8. The high school opened in 1931, with the first graduating class in 1935, and we are celebrating our 100th anniversary in 2012-13.

Is your school consolidated? No

What towns are your students from? Hastings and surrounding area.

How many people live in your town? Hastings is 25,000+

How many years has your band been attending the HOH? 5+

Miles traveled to Grand Island: 30 miles

What songs will the band be playing this year? "I Want You Back"

Chosen because: Part of the field show, and the kids love it!

Facts/Trivia: All new drumline equipment this year. Trip to St. Louis this summer.

Previous awards: Placed 3rdin Class C out of 6 schools at Yorkfest Parade September 2013.

Drum Majorettes: Noel Hrnchir

Band Director: Benjamin Veilleux

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