Awards & Recognitions

We are proud of our hardworking students and their accomplishments! To learn more, click a specific year below:

2023-2024

Virginia Honor Band 

Shenandoah Valley Marching Invitational

  • Group AAAAA – First Place
  • Overall Grand Champion

Tallwood Invitational

  • Grand Champions

Indoor Drumline

  • Atlantic Indoor Association – Percussion Scholastic A
    • 2nd Place – Woodgrove High School
    • 2nd Place – James River High School
    • 1st Place – South County High School
  • Atlantic Indoor North Championships
    • Silver Medalist

Winter Guard

  • Atlantic Indoor North Championships (AIA CGR – A1)
    • 6th Place

2022-2023

Virginia Honor Band

Virginia Music Educators Blue Ribbon Award

Indoor Drumline

  • 5th Place – Woodgrove High School

Winter Guard

  • Atlantic Indoor Association – Colorguard Scholastic Regional A1 (AIA CGR – A1)
    • 2nd Place – Patriot High School
    • 4th Place – Woodgrove High School 
    • 4th Place – South County High School
  • Atlantic Indoor North Championship
    • Silver Medalist

2021-2022

Virginia Honor Band

Virginia Music Educators Blue Ribbon Award

Bands of America Mid-Atlantic Regional Finalist


Indoor Drumline

Atlantic Indoor Association – Percussion Scholastic Regional A (AIA PSR – A)

  • 1st Place – Woodgrove High School
  • 3rd Place – Potomac High School

Atlantic Indoor North Championships

  • Gold Medalist


Winter Guard

Atlantic Indoor Association – Colorguard Scholastic Regional A1 (AIA CSR – A1)

  • 4th Place – Woodgrove High School 
  • 5th Place – Potomac High School 

2020-2021

Winter Guard

Winter Guard International (WGI)

  • Finalist – Philadelphia Color Guard Regional

2019-2020

Virginia Honor Band

Bands of America Virginia Regional Finalist

Bands of America Mid-Atlantic Regional Finalist

Virginia Marching Band Cooperative State Finalist

Special Education Advisory Committee – Outstanding Special Education Mentoring Program

Winter Guard

Atlantic Indoor Association – Colorguard Scholastic Regional A2 (AIA CSR – A2)

  • 2nd Place – Mt. Vernon High School 

2018-2019

Virginia Honor Band

Virginia Music Educators Blue Ribbon Award

Virginia Marching Band Cooperative State Finalist

2017-2018

Virginia Honor Band

Virginia Music Educators Blue Ribbon Award

Music for All National Concert Band Festival

Winter Guard

Atlantic Indoor Association – Colorguard Scholastic Regional A2 (AIA CSR – A2)

  • 3rd Place – Forest Park High School 

2016-2017

Virginia Honor Band

Virginia Music Educators Blue Ribbon Award

Winter Guard

Atlantic Indoor Association – Colorguard Scholastic Regional A1 (AIA CSR – A1)

  • 1st Place – Powhatan High School

Atlantic Indoor Association – Colorguard Scholastic Regional A2 (AIA CSR – A2)

  • 1st Place – Spotsylvania High School
  • 1st Place – Broad Run High School

Atlantic Indoor Association – Colorguard Scholastic Regional A2 (AIA CSR – A3)

  • 1st Place – Mt. Vernon High School 

2015-2016

Virginia Honor Band

Performance at the Virginia Music Educators Association Conference

2014-2015

Virginia Honor Band

Virginia Music Educators Blue Ribbon

Winter Guard

Atlantic Indoor Association – Colorguard Scholastic Regional A2 (AIA CSR – A2)

  • 2nd Place – Mt. Vernon High School 
  • 2nd Place – Broad Run High School 

2013-2014

Virginia Honor Band

Winter Guard

Atlantic Indoor Association – Colorguard Scholastic Regional A2 (AIA CSR – A3)

  • 3rd Place – West Potomac High School 
  • 2nd Place – James Madison High School