Lincoln-Way East

 Marching Griffins  Frankfort, IL

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2009 Show
"Nocturne"

The music of Antonin Dvorak, John Mackey, Pyotr Tchaikovsky, and Clifton Smith.

2009 Awards & Placements
Lake Park Lancer Joust
Grand Champion
2nd Place in Class 3A Field (Aux)
1st Place in Finals (Music, Visual)
Bands of America Regional Championships: Louisville, KY
5th Place in Class 3A Field
Downers Grove South Marching Mustang Music Bowl
2nd Place in Class 3A Field
Illinois State University Invitational Marching Championships
2nd Place in Class 5A Field (Crowd)
6th Place in Finals
Bands of America Regional Championships: Indianapolis, IN
2nd Place in Class 3A Field
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School Colors
Blue and Black and White
2017 Enrollment n/a   IMO Division n/a
2016 Enrollment n/a   IMO Division n/a

Notes
State of Illinois Invitational Marching Band Champions: 2007, 2008.
State of Illinois Invitational Marching Band Finalists: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015.
State of Illinois Invitational Marching Band Class 5A Champions: 2008, 2010.
State of Illinois Invitational Marching Band Class 6A Champions: 2006, 2007.

Bands of America Grand National Semifinalists: 2010, 2011.

BOA Bowling Green, OH Regional Finalists: 2015.
BOA Indianapolis, IN Regional Finalists: 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012.
BOA Kettering, OH Regional Finalists: 2010.
BOA Louisville, KY Regional Finalists: 2009, 2012.
BOA Mason, Ohio Regional Finalists: 2011.
BOA Toledo, Ohio Regional Finalists: 2001.
BOA Ypsilanti, MI Regional Finalists: 2006, 2007.

BOA Indianapolis, IN Class 3A Regional Champions: 2011.

East opened in 2001 after spliting from the Lincoln-Way Community High School. Group background before 2001 is shared with the Lincoln-Way Marching Knights.
Past Directors: Melissa Goff and Dan Valkema (2001-2002), Bert Johnson (2003-2007, head director 2005-2007, 2012-present) T. Clifton Smith (2008-2011).
In 2008, Lincoln-Way East split to form Lincoln-Way North. In 2016, the Lincoln-Way bands will merge together to form the Lincoln-Way Marching Band.

201 Colorado Ave., Frankfort, IL 60423