Ripley Hired As Vanguard Cadets Director
The Santa Clara Vanguard is pleased to announce that alumnus Robert Ripley has been hired as the new Vanguard Cadets Corps Director. Robert was a member of the 1988 Santa Clara Vanguard contra section.
Throughout his life Rob has been active in the marching world, first as a drum corps participant with the Troopers and the Santa Clara Vanguard and later as marching band instructor, designer and consultant, having worked with over a dozen bands in Texas. From 1992-1995, he was the associate director at Clements High School, during which time the program was crowned as the Texas 5A Honor Band, recipient of the John Philip Sousa Award and selected to perform at the Midwest Clinic.
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