Story and photo from Bob Murray, President of Cary High School Band Boosters.
Cary, NC – Cary High School’s Winter Guard traveled to Dayton, Ohio last week to participate in the Winter Guard International (WGI) World Championships. They ended up going to the finals and setting a new record for Wake County.
Winter Guard World Championships
Cary High was one of 103 guard units from across the country to participate in the Preliminary round. Green Hope High School also participated in the Preliminary round. Based on Cary’s score, they were promoted to participate in the Semi-Finals on Friday afternoon.
The top 15 units were selected from Semi-finals to go on to Finals on Friday night. Cary made it to finals and finished 14th overall.
First Time for a Wake County School
This is the first time the Cary High School Winter Guard has ever made it to the WGI World Championship Finals. Additionally, CHS was the only Wake County guard to make finals this year in Class SA.