The Belleville East Marching Lancers again took first place and won Outstanding Percussion in the 2012 Ameren Missouri Thanksgiving Day Parade band competition in St. Louis.
The Collinsville High School Marching Kahoks placed second and Bond County Unit #2 from Greenville placed third.
Greenville also won Outstanding Drum Major and Collinsville also won Outstanding Auxiliary.
Two Missouri schools, Winfield High School and Rockwood Summit High School, placed fourth and fifth.
For more information, visit the Christmas in St. Louis organization, which organizes the parade, at www.christmasinstlouis.org.