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Selected From our community

The Fremont 4th of July Committee selects annually three outstanding individuals or couples to judge entries in the parade for:

  • Overall Appeal - Overall presentation of the entry. For Marching Bands:

    • Marchers uniformed in appearance and performance

    • Overall musical sound, choice of music, marching ability

  • Creativity / Uniqueness - Creativeness and originality in presentation or performance. Uniqueness of entry

  • Parade Themes - Best adaptation of the Parade Theme

  • Patriotic - Showing patriotism in the entry

  • People's Choice - Crowd response

Judging is subjective and the intent to create great community engagement.

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
— Thomas Jefferson, Founding Father (April 13, 1743 - July 4, 1826)

Parade Judges


Lianne Woo

Lianne Woo is a digital marketer at the Public Policy Institute of California, where she leads the CRM strategy to maximize the reach and impact of PPIC’s state research. She is the Rotaract District 5170 Marketing Director and an active member of the Rotaract Club of Greater Fremont. In her free time, Lianne likes to run around Lake Elizabeth and attend trivia meetups.


Jasper Tran

Jasper Tran is one of the new music teachers in the Dublin Unified School District. He is the first full-time music teacher at DUSD's new K-8, Cottonwood Creek School. Before his time in Dublin, he has taught in the Fremont Unified School District doing numerous assignments. He was the beginning-advanced band director for seven elementary schools, clarinet/saxophone specialist for the Hopkins Jr. High advanced elementary band, American/Mission San Jose/Washington High School attendance area coordinator, and winter drum major instructor for American High. He student taught at Horner Jr. High School under Mr. Paul Lorigan. Jasper was also the elementary band director for the Newark Unified School District. He holds a Bachelor of Music Degree with an emphasis in Music Education as well as a California Teaching Credential from San Jose State University.

Judge #3 - TBD

Info to follow…