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R-MA Takes Four Awards at Apple Blossom Parades

The R-MA band and parade unit won four awards at Apple Blossom this year. In this photo, Will Long of Front Royal leads the band past the grandstand during the Grand Feature Parade.The Randolph-Macon Academy Band and Parade Unit marched in both the Firefighters’ Parade and the Grand Feature Parade at the Apple Blossom Festival in Winchester, VA. 
In the Firefighters' Parade on Friday, May 1st, R-MA took 1st Place in the category of Military School Band and 3rd Place Overall (Director's Award). In the Grand Feature Parade on Saturday, May 2nd, Randolph-Macon again took 1st Place for Military School Band, and earned 2nd Place Overall (President's Award).  

Randolph-Macon Academy (R-MA), founded in 1892, is a college-preparatory, coeducational day and boarding school for students in grades 6 through 12.  Students in grades 9-12 participate in R-MA’s 91st Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) and have the option to participate in a flight program. R-MA is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and is located in Front Royal, VA.