GHS COLORGUARD STAFF:2019 - 2020
Colorguard Director: Rick Scruggs
The 2019 - 2020 season will begin Mr. Scruggs’ nineteenth year working with the Georgetown High School Colorguard program. He began working with the group from 1998 - 2000 and then returned in 2004. In 2005, he began teaching full time at Georgetown High School as one of the Dance Teachers at Georgetown HS.
Mr. Scruggs graduated in 2002 with his Bachelor’s Degree in Dance Education. He has been involved in the field of colorguard for the past 29 years. His teaching credits include Teal Sound Drum and Bugle Corps (caption head), The Colts Drum and Bugle Corps, SWT Marching Band, Millennia Winterguard, Identity Independent Winterguard, Connally HS, Hendrickson HS, Stony Point HS, Hays HS, as well as assisting with many colorguard programs in the Central Texas area.
His performing credits include The Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps, DCI I&E Flag Solo Champion (1997), Nolan Independent Winterguard, Millennia Independent Winterguard, SWT Bobcat Band, and the Circle of Friends Dance Company.
Colorguard Assistant Director:Stephanie GuerraStephanie Guerra is in her 3rd fall semester working with the Georgetown High School Colorguard as a member of the Guard Staff. She previously was on staff for the past 3 Winterguard seasons, as well as having been a volunteer during past seasons. She was a valuable part of the GTCG Staff that prepared and took the group to their first WGI World Championships appearance in April of 2018.Ms. Guerra is a graduate of the GHS Colorguard and Band program, having played clarinet from her Sophmore year through her senior year. During her Junior year she was a GTCG Floor Crew member, and then became a full performing member of the Colorguard her senior year. Ms. Guerra graduated in 2012 after the "Gone But Not Forgotten" show.After graduating high school, Ms. Guerra wanted to continue her love for color guard so she decided to become a member of the A2 Independent Winterguard based in Austin for the 2013. In 2014 and 2015, she performed with ATX Independent, and competed in Dayton, OH at the Winterguard International (WGI) World Championships making finals both times.
Colorguard Summer Staff:Kiarra SuarezKiarra Suarez spent her 3rd summer working with the Georgetown High School Colorguard as a member of the Guard Staff. While she is unable to be here full time during the year, she plans on serving as volunteer staff during the year when available.Ms. Suarez is a graduate of the GHS Colorguard program, having been a member of the GTCG from her Freshman though her Senior year. She served as JV Section Leader her Freshman year, as well as Colorguard Captain her Senior year. Ms. Suarez graduated in 2015 after the "Snowblind" show.After graduating high school, Ms. Suarez wanted to continue her love for color guard, so she auditioned and became a member of the 2015 Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps. In 2017 and 2018 she performed with ATX Independent Winterguard organizations, and competed in Dayton, OH at the Winterguard International (WGI) World Championships.Currently Ms. Suarez has moved to Houston to attend the University of Houston. She plans on auditioning and marching for Spirit Independent for the 2020 Winterguard season.