Metroka, Heckmen return as LVK color guard staff

The Lehigh Valley Knights have announced the return of Jennifer Metroka as color guard caption head and Missy Heckmen as guard instructor for the 2003 season. This is Metroka’s second year as guard caption head with the Lehigh Valley Knights. Since the beginning of her marching experience in 1993, she has performed with the Cheiftains, the Bushwackers, Jersey Surf, the West Chester University Marching Band and Field of View winter guard. She has been teaching in the activity since 1997.

Metroka has taught at several high school marching band and winter guard programs in Pennsylvania. She was part of the color guard instructional staff for George Parks Drum Major clinics at Lafayette College, UMass and West Chester University. Along with the Lehigh Valley Knights, Metroka is also returning for her second year as a member of the color guard staff at the Bluecoats.

This will also be Missy Heckmen’s second year with the Lehigh Valley Knights. She has taught several local programs, marched with Field of View and was a member of the Crossmen from 1993-1998.