The Color Guardian

Raquel Teutle performs a leap jump, a move included in her previous school year’s color guard show. “Getting a dance routine down is not as hard once you know and practice it, but in the beginning it is one of the tougher aspects of color guard,” Teutle said.

High school color guard participant uses past experiences to prepare herself for upcoming season as color guard captain.


The extensive application required for becoming Plymouth High School’s next color guard team captain neared its due date as rising senior, Raquel Teutle, rushed to get her teacher recommendations and complete an essay that analyzed her strengths. After five years of winter guard, two seasons of fall color guard, and countless hours teaching herself how to handle and maneuver a rifle, she was finally chosen, by the marching band staff.

Having been a natural leader …
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