Band directors: Nick Pelfrey and Jordi Vilanova

Name of high school: Westerville North High School

Band’s official name: the Westerville North High School Marching Band

Band director(s): Nick Pelfrey and Jordi Vilanova

Field commander(s): Cassady Doel

Total number of band members, including color guard/flag corps: 63

Number of seniors, juniors, sophomores and freshmen: Eight seniors, seven juniors, 20 sophomores and 28 freshmen

Date of first home halftime show: Friday, Aug. 28

Date of homecoming game: Friday, Sept. 21

Theme of homecoming halftime show: “Full Circle”

Marching band’s season theme if applicable: The 2018 Contest Show is titled “Full Circle,” using the music of Pat Metheny, Adele and the Propellerheads.

Scheduled special performances and competitions:

• Sept. 29 -- Lebanon High School contest in Lebanon

• Oct. 6 -- Westerville North Invitational, Westerville

• Oct. 20 -- OMEA local district contest

• Oct. 27 -- Centerville High School contest, Centerville

• Nov. 3 -- Mid States Band Association Class Championships

Name of band boosters: Westerville North Music Boosters

Band’s or boosters’ website and/or social-media links:

• Twitter -- @WNHSBands

• Instagram --

Additional details and/or comments from band director:

The Westerville North Marching Band has been a state finalist at OMEA Marching Band Finals for the past two seasons. At state contest, the band has earned an overall superior rating, the highest honor a band can receive. In addition, the North marching band has been a Mid States Band Association finalist for 10 consecutive years.

-- Compiled by Marla K. Kuhlman/ThisWeek