Snapshot: Carmel’s World Guard wins state championship


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Carmel High School’s Carmel World Guard won its seventh consecutive state championship March 12 at the Indiana High School Color Guard Association state finals at Center Grove High School. The group performed a show called “Tabula Rasa.” The Carmel guard will try to defend its 2015 championship at the WGI World Competition April 7 to 9 in Dayton, Ohio. Last year’s event featured 300 teams from 40 states and four countries. Back row from left, Connor Alexander, Lucy Whittle, Allison Smith, Melissa Horton, Natalie Brand, Emily Paul, Jessica Baugher, Ashlie Sass, Samantha Frye, Stella Mo, Kylie Houser, Christina Miller, middle row, Taylor Williams, Sydney Peterson, Taylor Griffin, Sarah Postel, Devyn Raver, Rachel Carfagna, Katy Hook, Beatriz Martinez, Leah Patton, Abbey Gohmann, front row, Meloddy Gao, Reilley Baugh, Lola Hildreth, Annie Bitting, Caitlin Young, Lauren Winston, Kristin Sams, Hannah Abes, Erika Coraggio and Aanji Asim. (Photo by Bill Sass)