Diamond McGhee was a majorette with the VUU Maroon Elegance twirlers for the last two years. She will see the band from a different vantage point in her new position as co-drum major.
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Diamond McGhee’s usual wide smile projects confidence. But the smile disappeared last week as she pulled her hair into a ponytail and focused on the students standing before her playing their instruments — clarinets, cymbals, drums, flutes, trombones and trumpets. This was band practice, but not just any band.