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Nomination period for the 2024 Madison Scouts Hall of Fame
Opens 1 October 2023

Nominations for the 2024 Class of the Madison Scouts Hall of Fame (MSHOF) will open on 1 October 2023 and close on 31 December 2023.

The 2023 Class of MSHOF Inductees represent the embodiment of excellence and service to the Madison Scouts and include James Elvord, Ray Baumgardt, Christos Theo, Sal Salas, Scott Boerma, Nick Venden, Don Marcoullier, Lewis Kessler, and E.J. Hess.

MSAA General Meeting on October 15th

Please plan to join the MSAA at our General Meeting on Sunday, October 15th at 7 PM Central via Zoom! These open meetings give you an overview of what the Madison Scouts Alumni Association is about. At this meeting, we’ll review what the MSAA accomplished over the 2023 season, discuss future plans, go over a proposed bylaws update, give an overview of the Hall of Fame nominations process, and reveal info about the upcoming elections for the MSAA Board of Directors. We’ll end the meeting with a time for questions.

After the meeting, we'll also have time to network and catch up with old friends who wish to stay online for a while.

To register for this meeting, use the link below. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. You must register using the name and email address listed in your CorpsData.net account for your attendance to be counted.

Memories of days past

Introduction
Greetings, young friend. As the final notes of the Drum Corps summer tour fade into memory, a new chapter unfolds before you—one that leads you back to the so-called "real world." Allow me, an older alumni who has walked this path before, to share insights, advice, and comfort as you transition from the intensity of the tour to the cadence of everyday life.

An Echo of Farewell
As the tour buses pull away, you'll feel mixed emotions that words can hardly capture. The camaraderie you've forged, the challenges you've conquered, and the shared purpose that fueled your journey will resonate within you. Please cherish these connections, for they will form the foundation of your lifelong memories.

Welcome, New Alumni!

The Madison Scouts 2023 season is officially over! The Sound Garden has flourished and now the members, staff, and volunteers have dispersed back to their homes.

Immediately after their last performance in Indianapolis, the corps gathered to sing Never Walk one last time together, hear from the staff, and hug each other tightly. While many 2023 Madison Scouts members can look forward to performing next season, 28 age-outs’ careers as marching members are over. For these new ageouts, some Madison Scouts Alumni Association representatives were waiting nearby, ready to welcome them to the other side.

Association Calendar

 MSAA Monthly Meeting
 Jul 21, 2024:  06:00PM - 07:00PM
 MSAA Monthly Meeting
 Aug 18, 2024:  06:00PM - 07:00PM

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