Meet the Adjunct Staff

Amanda Parker (Color Guard)

Amanda is a class of 2016 Millard West graduate. She received a Bachelor of Science in Education and Human Sciences from University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2020. She is currently pursuing a Masters of Science with a concentration in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, where she also works as a Graduate Assistant for the Center of Public Affairs Research.


Amanda has been sharing her color guard and dance experience as an instructor since 2016. During the winter season, Amanda instructs the Millard West Varsity and Junior Varsity Winter Guards.

Morgan Shipley (Drumline)

Morgan graduated from Millard West with the class of 2015. In 2019, he received a Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. After graduation Morgan continued his passion in Graphic Design and currently works as a pre-production Graphic Artist at a local print shop. In addition to Graphic Design, Morgan continues to pursue projects in Audio Production.


Morgan has continued in the marching activities since graduating 2015, including marching in the Cornhusker Marching Band and in the Railmen Indoor Percussion Ensemble. Morgan has instructed at Millard West since 2016.

Linsey Lisowyj (Yoga Instructor)

Linsey is a class of 2003 Millard West graduate. She received a Bachelor of Science in Design from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2007. 

Currently, she works at The Interior Design Firm,, where expression of creativity is encouraged and passion for people and great design intertwine. Linsey has been sharing her 20+ years of dance and color guard experience with the MWHS Marching Band.

Michal Lisowyj (Visual Instructor)

Michal has been a visual instructor at numerous high schools around the Midwest since 2000 and is currently the Visual Caption Head at Millard West High School in Omaha, NE. Michal's marching experience includes the University of Nebraska Cornhusker Marching Band, and five seasons with the Concord Blue Devils Drum and Bugle Corps. While marching with the Blue Devils, he won two DCI World Championships, in 1999 and 2003.

Michal is also an active adjudicator in both the fall and winter seasons. He has judged at marching contests throughout the Midwest as well as indoor percussion, winds, and winter guard with the Heartland Winter Arts Association in Omaha.

Michal graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and is working towards his Masters of Mechanical Engineering degree at Iowa State University. Currently, he works as a Design Engineer at Omaha Public Power District’s Fort Calhoun Nuclear Power Station.

Seth Mackenzie (Frontline)

Kelli Simerly

Daniel Simerly