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The Eagle's Tale

Kevin Schupman

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Addie McCord
Kevin Schupman performs in “The Remnant” at the 4A Area A marching contest.

“Joining color guard has really shaped what I want to pursue in the future and what career I want,” junior Kevin Schupman said. “I knew I liked color guard since I was little because I saw them at football games and it was so cool watching them. I wanted to do it for so long. Going into freshman year I was watching the Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps and I was just in awe because I hadn’t done a marching season yet. I went into my first year just so amazed and I was like I have to do that. Last year I got absorbed into marching band and Drum Corps International [DCI] and I really started to understand the competition, all the elements of design and how big the staff teams are, I just wanted to be part of it. Going into the second semester [of freshman year Mrs. Brookhart], held winter guard auditions and I made the team. My first year on color guard was mentally and physically challenging. Now the equipment side of it comes a lot easier to me. The physical side of it gets crazier every year. My sophomore year we had to start the show hanging upside down off a bridge. This year I had to climb the bridge up the side of it and we flagged up there then we had to run down it. Winter guard International [WGI] is a virtual competition that’s solo. You write your own choreography, direct it, pick out what song you want to do and practice it over and over. It shows your technical and design skills. Going into prelims I placed first with my solo Swan Lake. Then in finals the swapped judges and I got third. WGI helped me understand different programs outside of my own, like different techniques, how students design and perform.”

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Brenna Ware, Staff Reporter
Hey guys! I’m Brenna Ware. I am a junior and a second year staff reporter.  Outside of newspaper I am involved in band and 4-H. I am on the Soaring Pride Band leadership and am the Randall County media officer for 4-H. At home I love to read, sew, bake, and play clarinet. My favorite animal is a peacock because their feathers are super cool and pretty. I am super excited for the school year and am super excited for the stories to come. 
Addie McCord, Staff Reporter
Hello humans, thy name is Addie McCord and I am one of the coolest people you will ever meet. I am a sophomore at Canyon High and this is my second year on staff. Some of my interests include all things retro/vintage, Mamma Mia, broadway, and of course the amazing Jesus. I love reaching out to people and fellowship so if you’ve ever spoken to me I probably have assumed we’re friends already. I partake in theatre, Chamber Choir, sophomore class publicist and Spanish Class where me llamo Lana. I am super stoked for this year and I hope that I can help make your high school experience memorable. Love to all and ttyl!

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