The VMHS Patriot Marching Band competed on Saturday, Oct. 5th at the Weslaco ISD Marching Festival at Bobby Lackey Stadium against 18 other marching bands from Laredo to Brownsville. For the first time in VMHS campus history, the Patriot Band advanced to Finals competition among the top 10 bands at the contest. Their finals performance earned them 8th place overall and 5th place in 5A. The band is incredibly excited to make campus history and continue preparing for the rest of their competitive season. A huge congratulations to all band students, parents, directors and administration for their remarkable support. You can catch the VMHS Patriot Marching Band at the MCISD Marching Festival at Tom Landry Stadium on Oct. 12 at 8:15 pm and the Annual UIL Pigskin Jubilee at Tom Landry Stadium on Oct. 19 at 8:15 pm.