Dollarway School District band students display their first place blue medals at an event at White Hall Middle School. Pictured from left, participants were Ladayja Green, Makhiya Jackson, Heath Breshears, Laila Baker, Bianca Williams, Kerissa Gipson, KayLynn Nance, Romello Turner and front row, Taynia Green. Each earned Division I (highest level) awards in solo and ensemble categories. The students weren’t competing against others, but were graded on how well they performed their music against the required standard, a spokesman said. Special to The Commercial