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Batesburg-Leesville, SC(WLTX) - Batesburg-Leesville High School marching band got an international honor.

They were recently selected to perform at the 2015 London New Year's Day Parade and today was the official invitation ceremony with the Lord Mayor of Westminster.

She presented the band with the official invitation to the parade.

London's New Year's Day Parade is called one of the world's great street spectaculars.The three-hour street parade includes only a dozen marching bands from the US.