Marvin Ridge HS Winter Guard Best in World

Posted by Melody Thursday, May 14, 2015 11:37:00 AM

Marvin Ridge HS varsity winter guard is celebrating their 1st place finish at the Winter Guard International World Championship.  The team took a Scholastic A first-place gold medal.  They are the first NC Scholastic A team to ever win first place at the annual Winter Guard International world competition.  The team is comprised of 10 students from Marvin Ridge High and Middle schools. Team members include: Guard Captain Emma Adcock, Omari Simmons, Anne Pickhardt, Michaela Johnson, Nicole Patton, Lia Kitteringham, Gracie Wagner, Mackenzie Jackson, Ava Cortelli and Yuna Asano.

The team dedicated more than 200 hours to practice and nearly every Saturday from January through April competing in local and regional competitions.

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