Westerville News & Public Opinion

WIPE back in world championships

The Westerville Indoor Percussion Ensemble placed second in the Mid East Performance Association Finals March 30, in the Nutter Center at Wright State University in Dayton.

The ensemble -- comprised of students from all three Westerville high schools and some local middle school students -- now advances to compete in the Winter Guard International Percussion Scholastic World Championship Finals April 10-12 at the University of Dayton -- where it placed fourth in 2013.

Prior to competing in the world championships, WIPE will provide a free local preview concert at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 9 at Westerville North, 950 County Line Road. The public is welcome.