ALEDO COLORGUARD PROGRAM
Colorguard is known as the “sport of arts” as it is the combination of skills from several different art forms combined with the physical demands of an athletic sport. Students will learn skills taken from the areas of dance and theater and combine them with the equipment such as flag with the aim of visually enhancing the message that musicians are creating. Basically colorguard brings music to life through visual performance.
The Aledo Colorguard Program is under the direction of Junior Marquez and consists of a middle school beginning group called the Cadets of Parker County and a JV and Varsity group at Aledo High School. All three groups have a combined total of 33 Bronze, Silver, and Gold medals through the North Texas Colorguard Championships. The guard program has grown from 6 members to the current 52 members. In 2015, the Varsity winterguard was a finalist at the Winter Guard International World Championships in Dayton, Ohio. In 2018, they returned to WGI World Championships and performed in the Scholastic Open division.