Battle Ground float area bands win Rose Parade honors

first_imgThe Battle Ground community float received the theme award Saturday at the 2010 Portland Rose Festival’s KeyBank Grand Floral Parade in Portland. The float, created by the Battle Ground Rose Festival Committee, was far from the only Clark County entry honored.The Heritage High School band took first place in the Out of State Open category for marching bands with 100 or more members, and bands from Columbia River, Battle Ground and Prairie high schools came in first, second and third, respectively in the Out of State Open Division A category for bands with 99 members or less.In the band support category, Heritage High School took third place among flag and dance teams. Columbia River High School took second place for parent support and outwalkers, and Heritage High School took third. Battle Ground High School took third place in cheerleading.Here are the complete results for the 2010 Portland Rose Festival’s KeyBank Grand Floral Parade:ROSE FESTIVAL QUEENVictoria Dinu, Grant High School, Portland. FLOAT AWARDS Al Reser Sweepstakes Award (Most outstanding float in the Parade): Spirit Mountain CasinoQueen’s Award (Most outstanding non-motorized float in the parade): Regence BlueCross BlueShieldPresident’s Award (Most effective overall floral presentation): Reser’s Fine FoodsGovernor’s Award (Best depiction of life in Oregon): The Oregonian – Bicycle Powered FloatRoyal Rosarian Award (Best craftsmanship and workmanship): Alaska Airlines and Horizon AirRose Society Award (Best use of roses): Royal Rosarian FoundationRose Festival Directors Award (Best depiction of volunteerism): Salvation ArmyRose Festival Court Award (Best example of enthusiasm and teamwork): Latin Community/Regence & Devenberg Care HomesGrand Marshal Award (Best depiction of whimsy): KeyBankTheme Award (Best presentation of Rose Festival theme): Battle Ground Rose Festival CommitteeMayor Harry Lane Award (Best depiction of community spirit): Vietnamese Community of OregonGeorgiana Pittock Award (Most artistic design and presentation): Fred MeyerJudges Award (exceptional merit): Portland General ElectricGolden Rose Award (exceptional merit): Portland Kaohsiung Sister City AssociationBAND AWARDS Band Sweepstakes (Best Band in Parade): Westview High School Marching Band, PortlandIn-State Open (100 or more)First Place: Century High School Marching Band, HillsboroSecond Place: Oregon City High School Marching Band, Oregon CityOut of State Open (100 or more)First Place: Heritage High School, VancouverSecond Place: Granada Hills Highlander marching Band, Granada Hills, Calif.In-State Division A (99 Members or Less)First Place: Sunset High School, Portland Second Place: Beaverton High School, Beaverton Third Place: Liberty High school, HillsboroOut-of-State Division A (99 Members or Less)First Place: Columbia River High School, Vancouver Second Place: Battle Ground High School, Battle GroundThird Place: Prairie High School, Battle GroundCAPTION AWARDS (Band Support) Flag and DanceFirst: ShuTe High School, Kaohsiung, TaiwanSecond: Westview High School, PortlandThird: Heritage High School, VancouverParent Support and OutwalkersFirst: Kingston High School, KingstonSecond: Columbia River High School, VancouverThird: Heritage High School, VancouverCheerleadingFirst: Beaverton High School Second: Westview High SchoolThird: Battle GroundEQUESTRIAN AWARDS Vern Hulit Award for Excellence in Preparation, Organization and Presentation: Columbia County Fair & Rodeo CourtNative or National Costume, Individual/Pair: Happy Canyon Princesses – Katie Harris & Alex NiloNative or National Costume, Group: Rancho Tres PotrillosFancy Dress or Other Costume, Individual/Pair: Believe in the Spirit – Rhonda Sallee & AuzzieFancy Dress Group: Oregon Pinto Horse Association – Queen and Court Color Guard: Clackamas County Sheriff’s PosseEquestrian Group: Pacific Wild Horse Club Horse-Drawn Wagon or Carriage: Roger Laster from Christmas Valley, Ore.Rodeo or Fair Queen: Molalla Buckeroo Queen – Alexis Mitchell Rodeo or Fair Queen and Court: Columbia County Fair & Rodeo CourtState, Regional or Association Queen: Miss Rodeo Oregon – Ashley ZeiglerEquestrian Scoopers – Junior: “Lumpy” The Rodeo Clown & Ozzie Equestrian Scoopers: Park Bureau: Star Wars Pooper Troopers Regence Grand Floral WalkBest StrollerFirst Prize: Kate Wack – “Live @ 7 Stroller Float”Runner-Up: Liz Nelson – “The Other Rose Court”Best Individual CostumeFirst Prize: Nancy Webb – “Busy Bee”Runner-Up: Estelle FranklinBest Costumed GroupFirst Prize: “Girls Just Want to Have Fun” (Lori Davis, Lois Brooks, Dione Fugere, Sarah Maffei, Karen Myers, Liz Hoveke)Runner-Up: “Red, White & Blue” (Katie, Lynn, and Dawn Dravis)last_img

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