Members of the MHS Winter Guard are pictured above. In the front row, from left, are: Kyra Curry; Hannah Kingrey; Cameren Hawkins, captain; and Amanda Jones. Second row: Ronnie Hearn; Matt Bricker; Daniel Bryan; Stacy Rutherford, co-captain; and Angelina Ortiz. Instructors are Sarah Gripka and Valeska Lauderdale, choreographer.
The Monett High School Winter Guard team, who are also members of the Monett Pride Band, had a very successful year. The Winter Guard began their season in Class Regional B and got promoted to Class Regional A at mid-season, earning top scores at each competition. They competed in the MCCGA Championships in Willard on March 26, where going into the competition they were ranked second in the Midcontinent Region. The Monett Winter Guard earned their highest score of the season and tied with Lafayette High School Winter Guard for first place.