Fusion Core Announces 2010 Color Guard Team

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Fusion Core is pleased to announce Christie Hall as Color Guard Caption Head and Designer. Christie’s guard experience began in 1990 marching with the Spartans Drum & Bugle Corps (DCI) in Vancouver, Washington and continued thru the 90’s with the Marauders Drum and Bugle Corps (DCI), Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps (DCI) and “Every-Body” World Class Winter guard (WGI), in Portland, Oregon. Her teaching experience includes various High School Marching Bands in ‘95 and ‘97 and the Oregon Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corps in 2001. After taking a short break from the activity, Christie moved to the east coast where she marched with the 2007 Bushwackers Drum and Bugle Corps (DCA). "I am genuinely looking forward to meeting all of Fusion Core. I am also very excited to put a creative, challenging and entertaining show on the field for Fusion’s 2010 color guard”, said Christie. Welcome Christie!

Returning to Fusion as Guard Instructor is Kerri Newlander-Steppe. Kerri started her color guard experience in 1997 while attending Pocono Mountain High School and continued until she graduated in 2001. She also marched with The New York Skyliners in 2003, 2004 and 2006 and aged out of Fusion’s “A” winter guard in 2006 returning in 2007 as Instructor. Kerri’s instructional background includes Fusion Core in 2007 & 2008 (Class “A” High Guard) as well as Pocono Mountain East High School in 2002 – 2004 and 2009, Huntington High School in 2005 and Hicksville High School winter guard in 2007. We all missed you Kerri, welcome back!!!

Joining the Team in a new capacity is Gretchen Endres as Instructor. Gretchen’s marching experience goes back many years including DCI and World Open/All Girl Division and more recently New York Skyliners, 2003-2006 and Fusion 2008 (Class “A” High Guard) and 2009. Gretchen is very excited to be taking on a new role within the activity and is looking forward to working with Christie and Kerri.

Posted by on Sunday, November 8th, 2009. Filed under DCA News.