The Western Marching Panthers and Color Guard earned first place in Open Class C this past Saturday at the Zionsville Invitational in Zionsville, Ind. In addition to first place, the Panthers also earned the following Caption Awards: Best Auxiliary, Best Percussion, Best Visual Effect, Best Music, and Best General Effect.

The Western Marching Panthers and Color Guard are next scheduled to be performing this coming Friday, Oct. 11, during halftime of the Western home football game against Tipton and will be competing in Open Class C on Saturday, Oct. 12, at the Cavalcade of Champions at Center Grove High School, in Greenwood, Ind. The title of this year's show is “In the Eye of the Beholder” with music by Peter Gabriel.