Sue Andrews provided clerical and organizational support to the director of St. Peter’s Drum Corps of Connecticut beginning in 1975, while also instructing and marching as the captain of the color guard. She assisted in writing the Connecticut Fifers and Drummers Association Color Guard Manual. Her first association with the activity was in 1965, when she was the mascot/baton twirler for the Windsor PAL drum corps in Windsor, CT. She was color guard captain and instructor of St. Justin’s drum corps of Hartford, CT from 1967 to 1974. She has taught a number of award winning junior and senior color guards. She has won many consecutive first place awards in regional, state and national championship contests for rifle manual, flag manual, sabre manual and sabre twirling categories. She was chosen Drum Corps Person of the Year in 1987 by the Connecticut Fifers and Drummers Association.