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Hastings College 2012 Melody Round-Up parade results

The 61st annual Melody Round-Up Parade in downtown Hastings took place Saturday, September 15, at 10 a.m. The parade included several marching bands from Nebraska high schools and junior high schools and the Hastings College Marching Band. Melody Round-Up is the official Homecoming parade for Hastings College. This year, the parade is also part of the College’s celebration of the 130th anniversary of its founding and the inauguration of its 15th president, Dennis Trotter.  
 
Judges for the marching band competition were Mr. Norm Sodomka of Grand Island and Mr. Dan Sodomka of Aurora.
 
Three awards were presented: Outstanding Drum Major (chosen from among all bands), Outstanding Auxiliary/Flag Corps and Outstanding Band.  Winners received the awards during a special presentation at 11:30 a.m., Saturday at Dutton-Lainson Plaza, 2nd Street and St. Joseph Avenue.
 
Awards and recipients are as follows:
 
Outstanding Auxiliary
Hastings Senior High School/Class AA
St. Cecilia High School, Class C
Deshler High School, Class D
 
Outstanding Drum Major
Hastings High School

Outstanding Bands
Hastings Senior High School/Class AA
Sandy Creek/Class C
Deshler High School/Class D

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