Madison Scouts Color Guard Fellowship Provides Scholarship Awards

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In the spring of 2008, the Madison Scouts continued to face an uphill battle to recruit and retain high-quality male color guard members in a area dominated by females and in an activity where most units are now co-ed.

β€œThe evolution of color guard in drum corps was really very evident in the late 70s and into the 80s,” said Chris Komnick, Scouts Executive Director. β€œFor a male guard member, the options were limited to only a few corps. The Madison Scouts had developed a premier color guard program and even won the color guard title in 1983. But since that time, more and more corps began welcoming male color guard members into their units, effectively thinning the ranks of available male guard talent.”

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Posted by on Thursday, May 10th, 2012. Filed under Current News, DCI World.