Winter Color Guard at State

Congratulations to the Winter Color Guard for their excellent performance at the Team Dance Illinois State Contest this weekend.

Second place in Short Flag competition

Third place in Lyrical Flag competition

WCG fares well at TDI State Contest

On Sunday, March 4, the Rolling Meadows High School Winter Color Guard competed at the Team Dance Illinois State Contest held in the Peoria Civic Center. Teams had to qualify at an earlier regional competition to be invited to participate in the State Contest. RMHS had a strong showing in this final competition. In the Short Flag category, the RMHS squad scored a 93.2 and earned second place. In the Lyrical Flag category, the RMHS squad came in third place with a 94.8 score. In addition, they had the highest technical scores of the category.

The RMHS Winter Color Guard is made up of the following members: Desdemona Alvarez, Christina Crusius, Emma Corradi, Lisa Kawalek, Sohyun Kim, Meredith Lenihan, Kelsey O’Shields, Danielle Sioui, Amanda Vo, and Christine Wurster. The team is coached by Mr. Christopher Buti and Ms. Okema Gunn. The Short Flag routine was done to the song “Someone Like You” be Adelle. The Lyrical Flag routine was done to “Jar of Hearts” by Christina Perri.

Tryouts for the 2012-2013 squad will take place later this spring. For more information regarding the award-winning RMHS Winter Color Guard, please contact Mr. Buti at 847-718-5752.