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Crystal Lake-based color guard group wins competition

The Convergence Winterguard won its third straight Independent Regional A title at the Midwest Color Guard Circuit championships in LaPorte, Indiana, on March 30. Based in Crystal Lake, Convergence includes high school and college students from McHenry County.

Competing against guards from across Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana, Convergence garnered its highest score of the season to bring home another trophy.

Convergence was established in 2013, and in seven seasons, it has grown to be a significant presence on the competitive circuit.

Convergence is part of the Crystal Lake Strikers group of performing ensembles. The Crystal Lake Strikers is a performing arts organization that provides a performance outlet for adults and education for local students. Georgio’s Pizza, Home State Bank, Althoff Industries, the Foglia Family Foundation, Phoenix Woodworking and Ormsby Motors are corporate sponsors.

For information, contact Val Kundmann or Dan Chamberlain at tvkundmann@comcast.net or danc0969@comcast.net.

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