West Campus Percussion Ensemble wins Northern California championship

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The West Campus Percussion Ensemble, which competes in the Northern California Band Association (NCBA) intermediate class, recently completed their winter season and the students placed first in all six of the competitions.

On March 28, the group won the NCBA Championship Trophy at Rosemont High School.

The West Campus Ensemble is led by band teacher John Ousley with assistance from Noah Clark, Joseph Baldridge-Drill and Tom Reilly and help from parents Maria Sullivan, Lou and Sandy Correia and Noly Batalla.

The band includes 16 students who dedicated numerous hours of practice after school and on Saturdays: Erika Trujillo, Dalanna Turner, Karina Alavez, Stephen Hannigan, Matt Amato, Maria Angel, Jackie Arguello, Josh Batalla, Gary Correia, Simon Cox, Landon Gonzales, Nancy Huynh, Thomas Le, My Nguyen, John Sullivan and  Ev Vasquez.