Mary Romanowski, Colorguard Director
Mary Romanowski has been a member of the color guard staff at Hillgrove since 2010. Mrs. Romanowski has been involved in the color guard activity since the age of 7 when she began marching in a small senior corps from upstate New York with her father. Mrs. Romanowski has 15 years marching experience in senior corps, junior corps and winter guard.
Mrs. Romanowski performed with the Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps from Canton, OH (1996-1998) and she served as colorguard captain her age-out year. During the winter seasons, Mrs. Romanowski performed with the Patriots Winterguard (1996-1999), from Rochester, NY. The Patriots Winterguard moved their way through WGI Open Class and earned World Class status after achieving a record score of 99.05 at WGI finals in 1998. Upon aging out of the activity, Mrs. Romanowski moved on to teach the Rochester Patriots Drum and Bugle Corps from 1999-2003. During that time the colorguard
won 2 DCI Div II Championships.
She also served as the colorguard director at Etiwanda High School, from Rancho Cucamonga, CA from 1999-2004. During this time, the band and colorguard were 5 time Bands of America Regional Champions, as well as a Grand National Semi-Finalist and BOA Finalist band. Etiwanda was also the Fiesta Bowl Champions in the 2003-2004 season.
Mrs. Romanowski has been an elementary teacher Cobb County for several years, and is currently teaching first grade at Powder Springs Elementary School.