Golden Moments from WGI

Congratulations to the 2008 WGI World Champions. Here are snapshots from each of the winning marching performances.

Photos courtesy of WGI Sport of the Arts

Winter Guard Champions
(from left to right in photo)

Scholastic World Class: Flanagan High School from Pembroke Pines, Fla.; score of 96.9
Independent A Class: Cascades Independent from Woodinville, Wash., score of 96.5
Scholastic Open Class: Northmont High School from Clayton, Ohio; score of 96.5
Independent Open Class: Alter Ego from West New York, N.J.; score of 98.2
Scholastic A Class: Colonial High School from Orlando, Fla.; score of 97.2
Independent World Class: Fantasia from Riverside, Calif.; score of 99.5

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Marching Percussion Champions
(listed according to the numbering in the photo)

1. Percussion Marching Scholastic A: South Hills High School from West Covina, Calif.; score of 97.2
2. Percussion Marching Scholastic Open: Pacifica High School from Garden Grove, Calif.; score of 95.7
3. Percussion Marching Scholastic World: Dartmouth High School from Dartmouth, Mass.; score of 96.75
4. Percussion Marching Independent World: Rhythm X from Columbus, Ohio; score of 96.9
5. Percussion Marching Independent A: Pioneer Indoor from Romeoville, Ill.; score of 94.9
6. Percussion Marching Independent Open: Tyler Junior College from Tyler, Texas; score of 94.35

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Catina Anderson

Catina Anderson has been involved in the marching arts for almost 30 years, first as a performer and then as an instructor. She is the founder/editor of, a website for color guard coaches. She earned a bachelor’s degree at Towson University and a master’s degree in education from Marymount University.