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Saints colorguard wins big at state competition

Published: Thursday, April 4, 2013 2:04 p.m. CDT
St. Charles East colorguard members include: (back row, left to right) Assistant Coach Sarah Loonam, Sydney Shotwell, Cassandra Bieberstein, Jenny Leben, Coach Meredith Charette, Rebecca Phelps, Stephanie Dierks, Maggie Haley, Isabelle Leprich, Maria Kantak, Calandria Ynocencio, and Zoe Kowalczyk (Front row: left to right) Coach Brittany LaManna, Lynay Guiterrez, Keeley Sherman, Jenna Steele, Grace Swanson, Kristen Corcoran, Sydney Mann, Amber Bieberstein, and Megan Martin.

ST. CHARLES - The St. Charles East Varsity Colorguard team placed first in the AAA Lyrical Flag division and second in the AAA Tall Flag division, at the IDTA State Championships on Saturday March 16 at the University of Illinois. This team has placed first for 12 consecutive years in the category of Lyrical and for the last 10 years has been in the top three for the category of Tall Flag.

The team is coached by Brittany LaManna and Meredith Charette, as well as Assistant Coach Sarah Loonam. Captain is Kristen Corcoran and Section Leaders are Sydney Mann and Grace Swanson. They perform at numerous events within the St. Charles community such as parades and school assemblies.

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