Lincoln-Way East

 Marching Griffins  Frankfort, IL

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2003 Show
"...A Thousand Words"

New England Countryside-Aaron Copland
Postcard-Frank Ticheli
A Letter from Home-Aaron Copland
A Rather Noisy Fanfare-Andrew Boysen

2003 Awards & Placements
Lake Park Lancer Joust
3rd Place in Class 3A Field
3rd Place in Finals
Panther Marching Band Festival
Grand Champion
1st Place in Class 4A Field (Winds, Percussion, Color Guard, DM)
Illinois State Marching Band Championships
3rd Place in Class 6A Field
3rd Place in Finals
Bands of America Regional Championships: Indianapolis, IN
11th Place in Class 3A Field
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Blue and Black and White
2019 Enrollment n/a   IMO Division n/a
2018 Enrollment n/a   IMO Division n/a

State of Illinois Invitational Marching Band Champions: 2007, 2008.
State of Illinois Invitational Marching Band Finalists: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015.
State of Illinois Invitational Marching Band Class 5A Champions: 2008, 2010.
State of Illinois Invitational Marching Band Class 6A Champions: 2006, 2007.

Bands of America Grand National Semifinalists: 2010, 2011.

BOA Bowling Green, OH Regional Finalists: 2015.
BOA Indianapolis, IN Regional Finalists: 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012.
BOA Kettering, OH Regional Finalists: 2010.
BOA Louisville, KY Regional Finalists: 2009, 2012.
BOA Mason, Ohio Regional Finalists: 2011.
BOA Toledo, Ohio Regional Finalists: 2001.
BOA Ypsilanti, MI Regional Finalists: 2006, 2007.

BOA Indianapolis, IN Class 3A Regional Champions: 2011.

East opened in 2001 after spliting from the Lincoln-Way Community High School. Group background before 2001 is shared with the Lincoln-Way Marching Knights.
Past Directors: Melissa Goff and Dan Valkema (2001-2002), Bert Johnson (2003-2007, head director 2005-2007, 2012-present) T. Clifton Smith (2008-2011).
In 2008, Lincoln-Way East split to form Lincoln-Way North. In 2016, the Lincoln-Way bands will merge together to form the Lincoln-Way Marching Band.