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Denton, Guyer color guards receive high marks in first competitions

Color guards from Denton and Guyer high schools recently received high marks in their respective competitions at Lewisville High School, with each group finishing near the top of its class.

The event was the first show for each Denton ISD group, with the Denton Bronco color guard earning a Division 1 rating and taking sixth place in its classification, Scholastic Regional A Class. The Bronco color guard is composed of Erica Bridges, Trinity Kibart, Mackenzie Lenoci, Brooklyn Leonard, Michaela Orr, Madison Sory and Tina Tsoi.

In the National A Class division, the Guyer Wildcat color guard earned a third-place finish, just 0.62 points behind the second-place school. The Guyer color guard is composed of Katie Aleman, Diana Barrera, Jayden Bodine, Ali Dittloff, Nicole Geronimo, Becca Haskins, Kate Monheim, Chris Morphew, Courteney Musia, Avery Ragsdale, Jacob Rasmussen, Kennedi Roberson, Kayla Robinson, Giana Shadad, Kenndall Stephens, Sierra Studer, Isabel Taylor and August Worley.

Each color guard is a component of its respective school band, and they also take part in marching band performances. Denton’s color guard is directed by Sandra Wills, and the Guyer color guard is directed by Susan Hanggi with the assistance of techs Malan Messemore and Sarah Ross.

For more information about Denton ISD fine arts programs, please contact David McCullar, district director of fine arts, via email at dmccullar@dentonisd.org.