Union Pines band marches in nation's capital parade

Posted July 6, 2010

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— Two groups from the Tar Heel state marked Independence Day in the nation's capital.

Union Pines High School Band Marches in Washington DC Union Pines High School Band marches in Washington, D.C.

The marching band from Union Pines High School in Moore County and the equestrian drill team from Equestrian Arts Institute in Mebane participated in America's National Independence Day Parade in Washington, D.C.

A national selection committee judges participants on quality with an eye towards selecting at least one representative from each state.

The 150 members of the Union Pines band spent the weekend in Washington, D.C., seeing the sites and watching the musical and fireworks display on the national Mall.


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  • juliekirk Jul 6, 2010

    Awesome Job to the band members.. Moore county is blessed to have you guys represent us and the state of Nc this weekend in Washington DC parade!!

  • cwood3 Jul 6, 2010

    Great experience for the band kids. They will remember this until the day they die.