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Linton Hall School Fife and Drum Corps Win Esprit de Corps

BRISTOW, Va. – The Linton Hall School Fife and Drum Corps competed at Kings Dominion Park in the Annual “Music in the Parks” competition on Saturday, May 2, 2014.

fifeThe Linton Hall School Fife and Drum Corps pulled out all stops on Saturday and achieved the highest award for their performance, the Esprit de Corps award.  Georgia Graves, a volunteer and parent of an alumnus of Linton Hall School, is the Director of Linton Hall School Fife and Drum Corps.

“We could not have done it without the support of the Linton Hall School parents, faculty and staff and most of all our wonderful students who are comfortable balancing academics and extracurricular activities.” said Liz Poole, Principal of Linton Hall School.  “We are very proud of our Fife and Drum Corps.”

The Linton Hall School will be performing for Bishop Loverde and the Catholic Business Network tomorrow, May 8, 2014, at the Doubletree in Sterling, Virginia.

The fife and drum were heavily used during battles of the Revolutionary War to relay commands to the troops until the bugle entered the scene during the Civil War.  The tradition of the fife and drum lives on in military and civilian performance groups, including the Linton Hall School Fife & Drum Corps.

Linton Hall School provides preschool through eighth grade Catholic education that values the past, honors the family and inspires success.  Founded in 1922,  Linton Hall School remains true to the 1,500-year-old Benedictine tradition of educating the whole person — body, mind, and spirit — promoting development of our students through challenging academics, competitive athletics, creative arts and a deep understanding of the Catholic faith.   Linton Hall School consistently graduates students who are prepared for the academic, spiritual and social challenges of high school.

The Linton Hall School’s Little Sprouts Preschool Program is an excellent opportunity for children aged two and a half to five years to develop the skills for life-long learning.  An atmosphere is provided that encourages children’s overall development. Our curriculum is age-appropriate and fosters growth in all areas.

For more information about Linton Hall School and our Fife and Drum Corps, visit www.lintonhall.edu.

 

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