WHS band honored at nationals


WESTBROOK — The Westbrook High School marching band placed 13th in the U.S. Bands National Championship.

The  band competed last week at the national championship in Allenstown, Pennsylvania. It advanced to nationals after winning the gold medal in the Maine State Marching Band finals on Oct. 28.

At the national championship, the band was awarded the U.S. Marine Corps 2017 Esprit de Corps Award for Pride, Professionalism and Patriotism.