Battle Ground High School’s advanced jazz band took home the Dale Beacock Memorial Sweepstakes trophy at the 54th Annual Clark College Jazz Festival on Saturday. The award was presented at the conclusion of three days of big band jazz performed by ensembles from middle schools and high schools. Other results follow.
Middle school jazz ensembles
• 1st place: Jane Addams Middle School, Seattle.
• 2nd place: Eckstein Middle School, Seattle.
• 3rd place: Chief Umtuch Middle School, Battle Ground, and Beaumont Middle School, Portland.
High school jazz ensembles
• A Division: 1st place: Creswell High School Jazz I; 2nd place: Northwinds Homeschool; 3rd place: La Center High School.
• AA Division: 1st place: South Whidbey High School; 2nd place: Hockinson High School; 3rd place: Mead High School Jazz II.
• AAA Division: 1st place: Mead High School; 2nd place: Roosevelt High School Jazz II; 3rd place: Meadowdale High School.
• AAAA Division: 1st place: Battle Ground High School; 2nd place: Roosevelt High School Jazz I; 3rd place: Garfield High School.