• Raider Band/Girls Drum and Bugle Corp Alumni

    Name: Helen (Romig) Lehman

    Instrument: Bell Lyre

    Hometown: Edison, Nj

     

    Name: Rebecca Bowman

    Instrument: Drum & Bugle Corp-Drums

    Hometown: Tamaqua, Pa

     
     
    Past Directors
     

    Name: David R. Schmaldienst

    Instrument:

    Hometown: Hegins, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory: Many awesome times with the Raider Band Family, Alumni Band 2007

     
    1935

    Name: John A. Willing

    Instrument: Trumpet

    Hometown: Tamaqua, Pa

    1949

    Name: Miriam (Weston) Kester

    Instrument: Bugle

    Hometown: Tamaqua, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory: Marching on the Ashland parade route....that very LONG hill

    e-mail:

    1965

    Name: Lee Shafer

    Instrument: Clarinet/Saxophone

    Hometown: New Ringgold, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory: The most memorable bus accident on the way to the Allentown Fair.

    e-mail: leshafer@ptd.net

    1966

    Name: Bob Nattress

    Instrument: Trumpet

    Hometown: Shavertown, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory: Hanging out in the band room, impromptu jam session, screaming the high end of the St. Louis Blues March

    e-mail: natrys@epix.net

     
    Name: Linda (Barthel) Whetstone

    Instrument: Drum

    Hometown: Brockton, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory: Originally I was in the flag section until a strong wind blew the flag and I over it was then I knew the drum section was calling me

    e-mail: Linda-Lori@evenlink.com

    1972

    Name: Debbie (Meredith) Delp

    Instrument: Flute

    Hometown: Tamaqua, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory: band camp at a camp, (not at the high school) , band picnics at Knobel's Grove, playing for Richard Nixon

     

    1973

    Name: Deborah (Clemson) Petrole

    Instrument: Flute

    Hometown: Andreas, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory: Good times on the band bus

    e-mail: dpetrole@hotmail.com

     
    1976

    Name: Cindy (Collura) Martin

    Instrument: Flute

    Hometown: Tamaqua, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory: All of them
     
    1977

    Name: Terri  (Kester) Kane

    Band Front: Majorette, Raider Band Cheerleader

    Hometown: Tamaqua, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory: Marching as a 5 year old majorette in those freezing King Frost parades in Hamburg, Pa
     

    Name: Susan Schuetrumpf

    Instrument: Flute/Piccolo

    Hometown: Duluth, Ga

    e-mail:  sahsdz@yahoo.com

    1980

    Name: Joan (Paisley) Nowak

    Instrument: Flute, Piccolo, Drum Major

    Hometown: Shenandoah, PA

    Favorite Band Memory: Timpani frisbee, St. Patrick's Day Parade in NYC, Dad Fetterman and his car's many trips on the sidewalk

     
     

    Name: Lori (Emerich) Skeath

    Instrument: Alto Saxophone, Color Guard

    Hometown: Wapwallopen, PA

    Favorite Band Memory: Freezing at the NY St. Patty's Day Parade, spending all my study halls in the bandroom, my best memories from high school are of band & Mr. Fetterman.
     
    1981
     

    Name: Joe Kutcher

    Instrument: Percussion

    Hometown: Mount Pleasant, SC

    Favorite Band Memory: My fondest memory were the bus rides home from away games and singing the Alma Mater as we drove up Stadium Hill. 
     
    1982
     

    Name: Diane (Hollenbach) Henne

    Band Front: Color Guard

    Hometown: Tamaqua, PA

     
    1983
     

    Name: Kim (McGinley) Smith

    Instrument: Flute

    Hometown: Lancaster, PA

    Favorite Band Memory: The giant beat P.V. sign - Another One Bites the dust - Washington D.C. trip - and of course band camp

    e-mail: smith1499@comcast.net

     

    1984

     

    Name: Robert Ames

    Instrument: Clarinet

    Hometown: Temple, PA

    Favorite Band Memory: My best high school memories are from band.  Who could forget the dead skunk in the middle of the road.

     

    Name: Tim Sterner
    Instrument: Alto Saxophone
    City: Lancaster, Pa
    Favorite Band Memory: Our trip to King's Dominion my senior year.
    I also loved all of the great times in the band room and on the buses.
     

     

    Name: Heather (McDaniel) Hannon

    Instrument: Alto Saxophone

    Hometown: Tamaqua, PA

    Favorite Band Memory: Cheering in the stands at the football games

    e-mail: zzat@ptd.net

     

    Name: Jessica (Edwards) Ryan

    Instrument: Flute/piccolo and even a little alto sax

    Hometown: Baltimore, Md

    Favorite Band Memory: Friday night football games.......out trip to NYC for St. Patrick's day with Mr. Fetterman.

    e-mail: Tamaquagirl@yahoo.com


    Name: 
    Terry Benner
    Instrument: 
    Alto Saxaphone    
    City: 
    South Burlington , Vt
    Favorite Band Memory:      
    Summer band trips   

    e-mail address: terry_benner@bigfoot.com 

     

    1985

     

    Name: Elizabeth (Henry) Seltzer

    Instrument: Flute/Piccolo

    Hometown: Tamaqua, PA

    Favorite Band Memory: All the fun we had in the band room during study halls and of course bandcamp.

    e-mail: lseltzer@ptd.net

     

    Name: Cheryl A. (Kachelries) Nemeth

    Instrument: Trumpet

    Hometown: Tamaqua, PA

    Favorite Band Memory: Band camp at the end of each summer and all of the pranks on new members and the band director.

     

    Name: Lucy (Siluk) Gerace

    Instrument: Flute/Drum Major

    Hometown: Tamaqua, PA

    Favorite Band Memory: Singing the Alma Mater on the way up Stadium Hill.

    e-mail:  lucygerace@verizon.net

     

     

    1986

     
    Name: Bill Ames

    Instrument: Snare/Mallets

    Hometown: State College, PA

    Favorite Band Memory: Remember locking Dave Mace in the cages and how about that band room study hall pass

    e-mail: billames@40alumni.psu.edu

     
     
    Name: Ann Marie (Collura) Hadesty

    Instrument: Flute/Piccolo

    Hometown: Tamaqua, PA

    Favorite Band Memory: Too many to list..........

    e-mail: nnaeiram@verizon.net

    1987

    Name: June (Klees) Karweick

    Instrument: Clarinet

    Hometown: Michigan

    Favorite Band Memory: There are just so many wonderful memories; I cannot pick one.

     

    Name: Wendy Leiby

    Instrument: Clarinet

    Hometown: Windham, Maine

    Favorite Band Memory: Too many to list

    e-mail: wenleiby@msn.com
     

    Name: Denise (Smulligan) Johnson

    Instrument: Flute/Piccolo

    Hometown: Summit Hill, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory: my favorite band memory is cheering at Friday night football games

     

     

    1988
     

    Name: Scott Reaman

    Instrument: Tuba/Baritone Horn

    Hometown: Brockton, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory: Trip to Jacksonville Florida Gator Bowl

    e-mail: Kellys@losch.net

     

    1989
     

    Name: Darren Meiser

    Instrument: Tenor Saxophone

    Hometown: Elizabethtown, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory:  The endless barrage of Mr. Tree jokes

    e-mail: dlmmeiser@earthlink.net

     

    Name: Allison (Walton) Morrison

    Instrument: Flute/Piccolo

    Hometown: Tamaqua, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory:  

    e-mail: jaos@ptd.net

     
    1990
    Name: Nancy (Wetzel) Paisley

    Instrument: Eb Clarinet

    Hometown: Tamaqua, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory:  Sooooo Many....Blue and White Games, Bus Rides, and who could forget when Mr. S forgot my instrument on his desk and I had to play a pencil wrapped in aluminum foil and line up with the piccolos

    e-mail: paislenj@apci.com

     
    1992

    Name:Jolene (Oswald) Barron

    Instrument:Trumpet

    Hometown:Tamaqua, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory:Boyertown Cavalcade Awards Sweep (1991)

    e-mail:jobarron@ptd.net

    1993

    Name:Sherwood Smith-Soley

    Instrument:Bass Drum (2yrs), Snare Drum (2 yrs) Drum Major/French Horn (2 yrs)

    Hometown:Conshohocken, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory:Getting dragged by Tracy Titus's car (not favorite, but most memorable); 1991 Boyertown; Trip to Flordia
    e-mail: sherwood.smith.soley@gmail.com

    Name: Tammy (Schlosser) Edmonds

    Band Front: Riffle Squad
    City: Mary D, Pa
    Favorite Band: Band camp, going to the Hall of Fame Bowl, and games.
    Email: tammym.edmonds13@yahoo.com

    1994

    Name:Mark E. Beltz

    Instrument:Tuba

    Hometown:Tamaqua, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory:Trip to Florida 1991, Boyertown Cavalcade 1991 (we won all the awards that year)

     

    Name:Victoria (Weschler) Feller

    Instrument:Clarinet

    Hometown:Lehighton, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory:Halloween Parades

    e-mail:victoria_feller@hotmail.com

     

    Name:Dwane Miller

    Instrument:Baritone/Trombone/Drum Major

    Hometown:Andreas, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory:Trips to the Chili Dog  --- Playing football before the games

    e-mail:dmiller@psu.edu

     

    Name: Ben Shafer

    Instrument:Saxophone

    Hometown:Tamaqua, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory:The time my lyre got run over by the garbage truck

     

    Name: Susan Zukovich

    Instrument: Trumpet

    Hometown: Studio City, Ca

    Favorite Band Memory: Hall of Fame Bowl 1991, Disney

     

    1995

    Name: Jamie Jones

    Instrument: Flute/Oboe

    Hometown: Jersey Shore, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory: Competitions and bus rides with friends

    e-mail: abbasgirl77@msn.com

     
     
    Name:Kevin Moyer

    Instrument:Tenor Saxophone

    Hometown:Akron, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory: Veterans Stadium, 1991-1992 Hall of Fame Bowl, Disney

    e-mail:kevingm267@yahoo.com

     

    Name:Dave Schmaldienst

    Instrument:Clarinet

    Hometown:Blandon, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory:Hall of Fame Bowl (1991)

    e-mail:dssbss@ptd.net

     

    1996
     

    Name: Marsha (Osenbach) Rodgers

    Instrument: Flute/Piccolo/Drum Major

    Hometown: Barnesville, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory: Hall of Fame Bowl (1991)

    e-mail: mrodgers@tamaqua.k12.pa.us

     

    1997
     

    Name: Nokomie (Welsh) Harris

    Instrument: Drum Major / Clarinet

    Hometown: Bulverde, Tx

    Favorite Band Memory: It was always an awesome adventure…both trips to Disney, both bowl games, Canada etc...


    1998
     

    Name:Glenn Davis

    Instrument:Alto Saxophone/Drum Major

    Hometown:Odenton, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory: My senior year spring concert

    e-mail:gadavis@hotmail.com

     

    Name: Robin Dermo (Kempfort)

    Instrument: Percussion (tenors)

    Hometown: Lancaster, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory: Favorite memories: Marching in front of the tuba section at band camp (mainly Mark Beltz, Fisher and Ellsy) and seeing them trip over my field markers. They got so mad that they threw them across the field. Second memory is auditioning for the tenors or quints as we called them and making it! Played them sophomore year through senior year!
     

    Name:Sarah Martinez

    Instrument: Oboe and Saxophone

    Hometown:  Andreas, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory: Boyertown-- Where the cheers were so loud we couldn't hear the cadence!

    e-mail: skm4jc@yahoo.com

     
    1999

    Name: Jason Wagner

    Instrument: Alto Saxophone

    Hometown:  Palm Bay, Fl

    Favorite Band Memory: So many, it's hard to recall. However, going to the outback bowl and marching at Disney still brings back fond memories.

    e-mail: Corvette400400@cfl.rr.com

     
     
    2001

    Name: Taryn Heisler

    Instrument:Flute/Majorette/Flag

    Hometown:Tamaqua, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory: Hanging out with my friends

    e-mail: wwjd_taryn@hotmail.com

     

    Name: John Henne

    Instrument:Drum Major, Tuba

    Hometown:Tamaqua, Pa

    e-mail: henne_24@yahoo.com

     

    Name:Kerri Lichtenwalner

    Instrument:Flute/Majorette

    Hometown:Barnesville, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory:Sooooooooooo many, but I'd have to say the Outback bowl in '96

    e-mail:lich9018@kutztown.edu

    2002

    Name: Justin Bailey

    Instrument:Baritone Horn

    Hometown:Tamaqua, Pa

    e-mail: justin.charles.bailey@army.mil

    Favorite Band Memory: Wow....too many

     

    Name: Kathy Rummel

    Instrument: Trumpet

    Hometown: Tamaqua, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory: Florida Trip 1997

     

    Name: Candice Semasek

    Instrument: Flute/Piccolo/Drum Major

    Hometown: Tamaqua, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory: Saluting the crowd at our home show my senior year

    e-mail: sweetcandie26@hotmail.com

     

    Name: Alec Troxell

    Instrument: Percussion, Treasurer

    Hometown: Andreas

    Favorite Band Memory: The two parades on Memorial Day and being a part of the Raider Band Family.

    e-mail: atrox1@rocketmail.com

    2003

    Name: Tim Knappenberger

    Instrument: Drum Major, French Horn

    Hometown: Tamaqua

    Favorite Band Memory: Seeing young children want to expand their knowledge for music.

    e-mail: tknap12@yahoo.com

     

    Name: Ryen Livingston

    Instrument: Trombone, Librarian

    Hometown: Tamaqua

    Favorite Band Memory: Trombone toss during 2002 Field Show

    e-mail: unoloco23@yahoo.com

     

    2005

    Name: Brian Moore

    Instrument: Drum Major, Alto Clarinet, Clarinet

    Hometown: State College, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory: Having a family of 200 people and looking after all of them.

    e-mail: brm5046%40psu.edu
     
    2010
     

    Name: Ryan Holley

    Instrument:  Percussion

    Hometown: Hometown, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory: EVERYTHING

     

    Name: Mike Kabana

    Instrument:  Tuba

    Hometown: West Penn Twp.

    Favorite Band Memory: All of them

     
     

    Name: John Schetrumpf

    Instrument:  Percussion

    Hometown: Barnesville, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory: Everything

     
     
    Name: Kim Walker
    Instrument:  Mellophone/ French Horn

    Hometown:  Tamaqua, Pa
    Favorite Band/Corp Memory: Getting out of class to parade through the halls.
     
     
    2012
     

    Name: Andrea Whitley

    Instrument:  Mallets and Sideline Percussion

    Hometown: Nesquehoning, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory: Marching in the parades at Disney in my first and last year of band, dancing in the stands at the football games, crazy rides in the equipment truck, and riding in the sideline mobile at band camp

     

    2014


    Name: Makayla Boyle

    Instrument: Flute/Piccolo

    Hometown: Tamaqua, Pa

    Favorite Band Memory: All the fun times and great memories in the stands at football games.

     
    2015
     
    Instrument: Flute/Piccolo, Drum Major
    Name:Jamie Mateyak
    Hometown:Tamaqua, PA
    Favorite Band Memory: Literally all of it. Disney, parades, football games, competitions, band camp, and even getting stuck on a bus for hours on our way home from Washington DC. Band was the only reason I didn't want to graduate.