Sen. MacGregor welcomes State Champion Godwin Heights Marching Band to Senate

LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Peter MacGregor welcomed the 2017 Michigan State Champion Godwin Heights High School Marching Band to the Senate on Thursday. The Senator presented the band with a special tribute to mark the occasion.

“It was a pleasure to welcome the Godwin Heights High School Marching Band to the Senate,” said MacGregor, R-Rockford. “On behalf of my colleagues and our west Michigan community, I extend my congratulations to the band on its outstanding performance and state championship. I wish them all continued success in music, school and life.”

Under the direction of Godwin Heights High School music teacher Jake Castillo, the Fighting Wolverines marching band participated last November in the 2017 Michigan Competing Band Association’s State Championship at Ford Field in Detroit.

With a score of 91.325, Godwin Heights High School earned the top score in their flight. Additionally, the band won awards for Outstanding Visual Performance, Outstanding General Effect, and Outstanding Music Performance.

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Photo caption: Sen. Peter MacGregor, R-Rockford, welcomed the 2017 Michigan State Champion Godwin Heights High School Marching Band to the Senate. Sen. MacGregor presented the band with a special tribute to mark the occasion.