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Field Commander

Lydia M. Ponticel

Lydia Ponticel is a Junior with a dual major in Spanish and international studies with a music minor.  She plays trombone in the marching, concert, and jazz ensembles.  At Cornell Junior/Senior High School, she was also Drum Major during her senior year.  This will be her ninth year in marching band. 

Lydia is an active brother of Kappa Kappa Psi, Cal U's honorary band fraternity.  She also volunteers in the Multicultural Affairs and Diversity Education office and is a member of the Modern Language and Cultures club.

Lydia cannot wait to lead as a Field Commander and work with the great members of the marching band.  She hopes that everyone has a great summer and is ready for some fun and to work hard this season!