St. Johns Name/Uniform Change sign now

This petition is presented in opposition to the oganizational name and logo change as proposed on the corps' website.

We, the undersigned alumni, past staff, fans of the corps and current marching members feel such a change to the corps name and image is extremely disgraceful and a show of utter disrespect to all those who have worked so hard in the past, and in recent years, to build and rebuild the name and reputation that St. Johns commands today.

We hope that you view these ideas in the same light as we do, and as such, see that authorizing the proposed changes would be a very big mistake. We encourage you to vote decisively against the proposed changes.

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  • 22 December 2015100. Brandon R
    I support this petition
  • 19 December 201599. Lyndsey D
    I support this petition
  • 02 September 201598. Amber Abbott
    what is the point of changing the name and the uniforms st johns has been reconized for these uniforms for years and i cant believe in a split second u would be willing to change it. if this is done st johns will lose a lot of members. for the past 2 year
  • 03 August 201597. Karen T
    I support this petition
  • 15 July 201596. Adam T
    I support this petition
  • 22 April 201595. Allan W
    Remember Brantford Girls??.....I rest my case!
  • 19 March 201594. Diana C
    This is so NOT drum corps.....soon they'll want to take out the drums/horns and just have a dance class. Stick with whats worked all these years. It's time to stand up and keep with a tradition that runs over 50 year. Do you see Cavaliers, etc changing th
  • 12 January 201593. Vicki Y
    I support this petition
  • 21 December 201492. Gary F
    Keep it to be St. Johns Drum and Bugle Corps plain and simple. Sure maybe it sounds corny. But a "youth ensemble"? Yes they are youth and yes they play ensemble (i.e. together as a unified group). I am sure that the authors of the "Innovative Youth Ensemb
  • 11 December 201491. Andrew W
    tradition
  • 29 November 201490. Kevin M
    I too have taught St. Johns and would love to see the name carry on!
  • 25 November 201489. Wes Hicks
    This is stupid to change 53 years or so of tradition. Changing the name or etc. is not a good thing to announce to the public so the veterans can find out. My answer is NO. It should stay the same and run the same.
  • 22 November 201488. Ryan Franco
    I signed it :)
  • 06 October 201487. Bonnie I
    I support this petition
  • 25 September 201486. Mike H
    I once marched in a small corps (now inactive) that made similar decisions. Please think hard before you make any actions like this.
  • 25 August 201485. Kayla Vanb
    I dont like the old uniforms
  • 18 August 201484. Sean Morrissmemberi
    St.Johns is built on tradition. Anyone who knows St.Johns understands what I mean. Please keep it that way
  • 12 August 201483. Courtney W
    I support this petition
  • 26 May 201482. Paul M
    I support this petition
  • 15 April 201481. Kim E
    It would be such a shame to change the name of a long standing and recognizable institution as St. John's. As this name is synonomus with a group of young people who try their best to present their skills to the world, it would be rather negative to chang
  • 09 April 201480. Scott M
    I support this petition
  • 09 April 201479. Leanne Leeleeb
    Don't change what we have left from St Johns Drum Corps
  • 01 April 201478. Joebob Morton
    I support this petition
  • 21 March 201477. Tia C
    I support this petition
  • 21 March 201476. James H
    Not a terrible change, but nothing wrong with the old one. Maybe the corps could post it's reasons for the change on their website.
  • 18 March 201475. Neil B
    I'm 63 and a member of a charted alumni. I understand how important tradition is. We all march with former members on our minds. To change St.Johns is ludicrous.
  • 12 March 201474. Angela I
    I support this petition

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St. Johns Drum & Bugle Corps Board of Directors

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