The Hanna Golden Eagle Marching Band and the Lopez Lobo Marching Band both excelled in the preliminary rounds of the 2016 Bands of America Regional Marching Band Competition held on Saturday, September 17 in McAllen and advanced to the final round.  The two BISD bands pushed past blazing temperatures and gave stellar performances.  Hanna finished 5th overall and Lopez placed 10th against bands from Laredo, San Antonio, Austin, and the Rio Grande Valley.