Keith Baker has 30 years of experience in adjudication, instruction, and design in the pageantry arts. He performed with the Belleville Black Knights, Geneseo Knights, and Capital Brass Ensemble. He has taught numerous ensembles including Edwardsville Winter Guard, Francis Howell Central Indoor Drumline, and O’Fallon Township HS Marching Band. Keith is proud to be associated with judging associations such as DCI, MCCGA, MCGC, and UWGA. Keith has spent most of his life in education, first as an instructor for Radiological Controls and Reactor Plant Chemistry at the Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory for three years while in the US Navy. Since then he has taught Honors US History and Medieval History at Edwardsville High School. He is the recipient of numerous awards for education including the Olin Corporation Silver Medallion Award and WIU’s Most Influential Teacher Award.