The Scotia Glenville Pipe Band has been crowned World Champions of the
Novice Juvenile Division at the World Pipe Band Championships today in
Glasgow, Scotland. Competition was stiff, but Scotia Glenville beat 25
other bands from Scotland and Canada to win 1st Prize. Of eight
competitive divisions, Scotia Glenville was the only U.S. band to place
first in their division.
Maureen Connor, Band Director, was ecstatic, "The kids have worked so
hard to achieve their goal. We are so proud to be able to represent the
Capital Region and the United States by winning this honor. This moment
is of 'Olympic' proportions to everyone in pipe bands. We are absolutely
For more information about the World Pipe Band Championships, please visit their site at www.theworlds.co.uk.
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