April is the newest face on the FJM Design Team with bright, exciting angle on today’s stretchwear. Originally from Kalamazoo, Michigan, she earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Western Michigan University, having studied Textile and Apparel Merchandising. No stranger to pageantry herself, she has been a member of several percussion programs, including Legends Drum and Bugle Corps and Carolina Crown. She was also a member of the noted Matrix Percussion, and now works with them as an instructor and battery technician. Since moving to Dayton, she works with several local Scholastic percussion programs, and is assistant to Byron Valentine.Contact Me!
Guillermo is a California native. There he attended Foothill High School Bakersfield where he was a part of the Unique Images Varsity Colorguard for four years. Guillermo later attended UCLA where he majored in World Arts and Cultures- Dance Studies with a focus in modern dance and improvisation. While at UCLA he danced and studied under renowned choreographers like Ros Warby, David Rousseve, and Nick Duran. In his Colorguard career, he has experience performing with group like Intensity Independent A, Intensity Independent Open, UCLA Marching Band, the Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps A, and the Santa Clara Vanguard Winter Guard. Guillermo has taught and/or choreographed at several different performance ensemble which includes Intensity Independent A, Lakota East High School, Alter High School, Perkins High School, and Intensity Independent Open. Presently, he is continuing his second season with Miamisburg World High School Colorguard as instructional staff.Contact Me!