JSU Winter Guard Wins SCGC
& Alabama State Championships - Again!
11 April 2005
— In its seventh year of existence, the four-time Southeastern Color Guard
Circuit Independent A Class Champions -- JSU Center Stage Winter Guard
-- has taken the 2005 championships by storm, capturing their fifth gold
medal with a final score of 90.9, which was over four points above the
second-place contender. This year’s win makes Jacksonville State University
a record-breaking five-time SCGC gold medallist.
The competition this year was held at the McKenzie Arena on the campus
of University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (UTC) and included collegiate color
guards such as UTC, Georgia Tech, University of Alabama Birmingham, Georgia
Southern, and many others.
The JSU Center Stage Winter Guard is under the direction/ instruction
of admissions counselor Rodney Bailey, who established the winter guard
program in 1998. Since its inception, the winter guard has received several
awards on the local and national level. These awards include, but are
not limited to, 1999 South Regional Independent A Class Gold Medallist,
The 2000 Indianapolis Regional Independent A Class Gold Medallist, the
2004 Mid South Regional Independent A Class Gold Medallist, the 2005 South
Power Regional Gold Medallist and a 1999, 2001, and 2004 Winter Guard
International World Championship Independent A Class Finalist. The JSU
Center Stage Winter Guard is also the 2004 and 2005 Alabama State Collegiate
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