Winter Guard 

Winter Guard is an extension of our Marching Band program.  This audition-based, extracurricular group meets during the winter season and competes in area and regional competitions. The Winter Guard season takes place indoors at school gyms. 


The Ardrey Kell Color Guard has a long record of placing at or near the top in competitions in both Marching Band and Winter Guard.  


Winter Guard


Marquan McCoy
Color Guard/Winter Guard


Marquan McCoy was born in Tupelo, MS but currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina, and is the color guard director for Ardrey Kell High School.

Marquan studied Music Education at Itawamba Community College. During his time at ICC, he was a member of the ICC All American Marching Band for two years and served as captain of the colorguard his second year. Not only was he a member of the colorguard but he was also a member of the Chamber Choir, Show Choir, and the Wind Ensemble as a tuba player.

He has previously worked with programs such as: Southwind Drum and Bugle Corps, Tupelo High School, Mooreville High School, Lafayette High School, Itawamba Agricultural High School and South Pontotoc High school.

Marquan has also performed with groups such as: Itawamba Community College All American Band, Magnolia Independent, Paramount A Winterguard, Colibri Independent, Atlanta CV and Etude Winterguard.


Chris Campbell
Color Guard/Winter Guard


2022-2023 Winter Guard


2023 Varsity

3rd place in the Scholastic A class
CWEA Championships


2023 Junior Varsity
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4th place in Scholastic AAA Class
CWEA Championships


2023 Cadets

5th place in Cadet Class
CWEA Championships

2021-2022 Winter Guard

CWEA Championship: placed 2nd in Class AA

2017-2018 Winter Guard

CWEA Championship: Champions in Class AA