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GEMS Shine at State!


The Maricopa Gems Winterguard are the 2015 WGAZ Guard Scholastic Novice State Champions!  Under the leadership of first year guard coach and Maricopa High School alumni Taylor O'Sullivan '12, the Maricopa High School "Gems" Winterguard performed Saturday, March 28th at the Winterguard Arizona Championships held at Grand Canyon University Arena. The guard gave a great performance in a great venue, earning first place in the Scholastic Novice Class and the Scholastic Novice Class Championship! The judges complimented the guard for great progress this season and noted improvements in equipment use, movement skills and characterization.

Mr. Ivan Pour MHS Music Director and Fine Arts Department Chair stated, “This is a great accomplishment for our guard program and another great moment for MHS! We look forward to building on this success and continuing to build our guard curriculum in the coming years as the guard moves upward through the WGAZ classes.”  Congratulations to these talented students and the gifted coaching staff for their outstanding achievements this year.   

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